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9781841152899

Toast

Toast

by Nigel Slater

Publisher 4th Estate

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  • UK First Edition
  • First Printing
  • Hardcover


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About the book

My mother is scraping a piece of burned toast out of the kitchen window, a crease of annoyance across her forehead. This is not an occasional occurrence. My mother burns the toast as surely as the sun rises each morning.

Toast is Nigel Slaters award-winning biography of a childhood remembered through food. Whether recalling his mothers surprisingly good rice pudding, his fathers bold foray into spaghetti and his dreaded Boxing Day stew, or such culinary highlights as Arctic Roll and Grilled Grapefruit (then considered something of a status symbol in Wolverhampton), this remarkable memoir vividly recreates daily life in 1960s suburban England.

Likes and dislikes, aversions and sweet-toothed weaknesses form a fascinating backdrop to Nigel Slaters incredibly moving and deliciously evocative portrait of childhood, adolescence and sexual awakening.

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About the Author

Nigel Slater

Nigel Slater OBE is an English food writer, journalist and broadcaster. He has written a column for The Observer Magazine for over a decade and is the principal writer for the Observer Food Monthly supplement. Prior to this, Slater was a food writer for Marie Claire for five years.

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    Near-fine first edition, with slight bruising to spine and slight turn-in to top back corner. In a near-fine unclipped jacket with turn-in and bruising to match book.

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