Brillat-Savarin: The Judge and His Stomach

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The first full and authoritative biography of the father of gastronomy. MacDonogh not only chronicles Brillats many pursuits, he also presents a fascinating picture of provincial France under the ancien regime and the dangerous years that followed its fall. The world of revolutionaries and gourmets explored with elegance and scholarship observer.

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Giles MacDonogh was educated at Oxford and at the Ecole des Hautes Etudes Practiques in Paris. He is recognized for his writings on wine and food, and for his book A Palate in Revolution. He lives in London.

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An engaging and well-researched biography...Brillat-Savarin emerges as an enormously likeable man. (Christina Hardyment Independent )

MacDonogh explores with elegance and scholarship the world of revolutionaries and gourmets. (Robin Smyth Observer )

Highly readable...a convincing portrait of this marvelous hedonist. (Bruce Palling Country Life )

"An excellent, absorbing, and very amusing book." (Jennifer Patterson Literary Review )

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