Gourmet Rhapsody

Muriel Barbery (Author) Alison Anderson (Translator)
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Product Details

Price
$15.00  $13.80
Publisher
Europa Editions
Publish Date
August 25, 2009
Pages
156
Dimensions
5.3 X 0.6 X 8.2 inches | 0.5 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781933372952
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About the Author

Muriel Barbery was born in 1969 in Casablanca. She studied philosophy at the cole Normale Sup'rieure and worked for many years as a philosophy teacher in France. Her New York Times bestselling novel The Elegance of the Hedgehog (Europa Editions, 2008) has been published in over thirty countries. Barbery now lives in Japan and is working on a third novel.

Reviews

"In Gourmet Rhapsody, Barbery best expresses her talent, demonstrating sensitivity and profound understanding both of life's many flavors and of the ways of the human soul, with all its weaknesses and contradictions."- "Food & Beverage Magazine" (Italy)

"Muriel Barbery possesses a controlled, rich, and precise language, one that allows readers to taste the very flavors described."- "Corriere della Sera"

"In the pages of this book, Barbery shows off her finest gift: lightness."-"La Repubblica"
?In Gourmet Rhapsody, Barbery best expresses her talent, demonstrating sensitivity and profound understanding both of life's many flavors and of the ways of the human soul, with all its weaknesses and contradictions. "Food & Beverage Magazine" (Italy)

?Muriel Barbery possesses a controlled, rich, and precise language, one that allows readers to taste the very flavors described. "Corriere della Sera"

?In the pages of this book, Barbery shows off her finest gift: lightness. "La Repubblica"


Praise for "Gourmet Rhapsody"
""Gourmet Rhapsody" shows all the skill of "Hedgehog" and deals with the same themes: social class, philosophy, Japan and food, glorious descriptions of all kinds of food." "Publishers Weekly"
"Barbery demonstrates sensitivity and profound understanding both of life's many flavors and of the ways of the human soul, with all its weaknesses and contradictions."
"Food & Beverage Magazine" (Italy)
"In the pages of this book, Barbery shows off her finest gift: lightness." "La Repubblica
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Praise for "The Elegance of the Hedgehog
""Two characters provide the double narrative of "The Elegance of the Hedgehog," and you will this is going to sound corny fall in love with both." Michael Dirda, "The Washington Post
""A beautiful story with a large cast of fascinating, complicated characters whose behavior is delightfully unpredictable." "The Wall Street Journal
""Both [of the book's protagonists] create eloquent little essays on time, beauty and the meaning of life, Reneewith erudition and Paloma with adolescent brio."" The New York Times
""Wins over its fans with a life-affirming message." "TIME""
Praise for Gourmet Rhapsody
"Gourmet Rhapsody shows all the skill of Hedgehog and deals with the same themes: social class, philosophy, Japan and food, glorious descriptions of all kinds of food."
--Publishers Weekly
"Barbery demonstrates sensitivity and profound understanding both of life's many flavors and of the ways of the human soul, with all its weaknesses and contradictions."
--Food & Beverage Magazine (Italy)
"In the pages of this book, Barbery shows off her finest gift: lightness."
--La Repubblica

Praise for The Elegance of the Hedgehog
"Two characters provide the double narrative of The Elegance of the Hedgehog, and you will--this is going to sound corny--fall in love with both."
--Michael Dirda, The Washington Post
"A beautiful story with a large cast of fascinating, complicated characters whose behavior is delightfully unpredictable."
--The Wall Street Journal
"Both [of the book's protagonists] create eloquent little essays on time, beauty and the meaning of life, Renee with erudition and Paloma with adolescent brio."
--The New York Times
"Wins over its fans with a life-affirming message."
--TIME
Praise for Gourmet Rhapsody

"Gourmet Rhapsody shows all the skill of Hedgehog and deals with the same themes: social class, philosophy, Japan and food, glorious descriptions of all kinds of food."
--Publishers Weekly

"Barbery demonstrates sensitivity and profound understanding both of life's many flavors and of the ways of the human soul, with all its weaknesses and contradictions."
--Food & Beverage Magazine (Italy)

"In the pages of this book, Barbery shows off her finest gift: lightness."
--La Repubblica

Praise for The Elegance of the Hedgehog

"Two characters provide the double narrative of The Elegance of the Hedgehog, and you will--this is going to sound corny--fall in love with both."
--Michael Dirda, The Washington Post

"A beautiful story with a large cast of fascinating, complicated characters whose behavior is delightfully unpredictable."
--The Wall Street Journal

"Both [of the book's protagonists] create eloquent little essays on time, beauty and the meaning of life, Ren'e with erudition and Paloma with adolescent brio."
--The New York Times

"Wins over its fans with a life-affirming message."
--TIME