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 Brillat's 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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