Balzac's Omelette: A Delicious Tour Of French Food And Culture With Honore'de Balzac

byAnka MuhlsteinRead bySuzanne Toren

August 23, 2016|
Balzac's Omelette: A Delicious Tour Of French Food And Culture With Honore'de Balzac by Anka Muhlstein
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''tell me where you eat, what you eat, and at what time you eat, and I will tell you who you are.¿ This is the motto of Anka Muhlstein''s erudite and witty audiobook about the ways food and the art of the table feature in Honore de Balzac''s The Human Comedy.

Balzac uses them as a connecting thread in his novels, showing how food can evoke character, atmosphere, class, and social climbing more suggestively than money, appearances, and other more conventional trappings. Full of surprises and insights, Balzac''s Omelet invites you to taste anew Balzac''s genius as a writer and his deep understanding of the human condition, its ambitions, its flaws, and its cravings.

Anka Muhlstein was born in Paris in 1935. In 1974, she began her writing career through the publication of French materials, specifically biographies. In 1996, she won the Goncourt Prize in 1996 for Letters from Russia. She is also the two-time recipient of the History Prize of the French Academy and the author of Monsieur Proust’...
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Title:Balzac's Omelette: A Delicious Tour Of French Food And Culture With Honore'de Balzac
Format:Audio Book (CD)
Product dimensions:6.75 X 5.25 X 0.5 in
Shipping dimensions:6.75 X 5.25 X 0.5 in
Published:August 23, 2016
Publisher:Brilliance Audio
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781531800512

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