Saturday, March 24, 2007

Five Novels with Food

Tunku Varadarajan gives an eclectic list of novels that contain compelling descriptions of food.

[I've never thought of The Wind in the Willows and gotten hungry.]

Two that I'd add:

A Debt to Pleasure by John Lancaster (About a psychotic gourmet);

A Confederacy of Dunces by John Kennedy Toole (Ignatius's venture into hot dog vending is too good for words).




2 Comments:

At 3:25 PM, Blogger Rowan Manahan said...

Plus "Food of Love" by Anthony Capella - Cyrano de Bergerac with truffles, game, seasoning and slow simmering.

 
At 4:18 PM, Blogger Michael Wade said...

Sounds marvelous! I'll give it a try.

 

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