Club Of Angels by Luis Fernando VerissimoClub Of Angels by Luis Fernando Verissimo

Club Of Angels

byLuis Fernando VerissimoTranslated byMargaret Costa

Paperback | May 27, 2008

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The Club of Angels is an irresistible, enticing book about the sin of gluttony. With wit and dark humor, Verissimo tells the story of ten well-to-do men who meet every month to dine fabulously. When their leader and chef dies of AIDS, he is replaced by a mysterious, strangely taciturn cook who gives them gastronomic experiences to die for!
Luis Fernando Verissimo, son of writer Erico Verissimo, is one of Brazil's best-known literary figures. He is a cartoonist, saxaphone player, and the author of novels and newspaper cronicas. MARGARET JULL COSTA is a three-time winner of the Oxford-Weidenfeld Translation Prize. For New Directions, she has translated works by Rafael ...
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Title:Club Of AngelsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:144 pages, 7.75 × 0.5 × 0.5 inPublished:May 27, 2008Publisher:WW NortonLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0811217558

ISBN - 13:9780811217552

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It's not just amusing: it's morbidly enthralling, like a socially acceptable snuff film. Verissimo's joyful text, playing lightly over his mighty theme, is nothing if not witty, subtle, and nuanced. - George Monteiro, Brown University