The Penguin Book of Food and Drink


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This work draws on the considerable literature of food and wine writing from biblical feasts to the present day by way of Proust, Dickens, Thackeray, John Evelyn, Sidney Smith, Keats, Chaucer, Swinburne, Yeats, and Virginia Woolfe. There are food-related lines by E.E. Cummings and Auden, extracts from diarists like Parson Woodforde, and meals from Anthony Powell, Evelyn Waugh, Ivy Compton-Burnett, Margaret Drabble, Patricia Highsmith, Dorothy Sayers, Rex Stout and Julian Barnes. It also includes essays on food and drink by ...

The Penguin Book of Food and Drink 1997, Penguin Books Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780140232592

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The Penguin Book of Food and Drink 1996, Viking, London

ISBN-13: 9780670852666