The Last Banquet

by Jonathan Grimwood

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The Last Banquet Synopsis

Starting life in the gutter, Jean-Marie d'Aumout rises through the ranks of eighteenth-century French society propelled by his wits and an obsession with finding the perfect taste. But beyond the palace walls, revolution is in the air and the country is clamouring with a hunger of a different kind.

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The Last Banquet Press Reviews

* Racily picaresque, energetic and clever -  Guardian *


An astonishing, sensual feast which will appeal to those who enjoyed Patrick Susskind's Perfume -- David Barnett Independent on Sunday *


 The Last Banquet is a feast for the senses; dark, sensual and unexpected. I loved it -- JOJO MOYES

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ISBN: 9780857868817
Publication date: 03/07/2014
Publisher: Canongate Books Ltd
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9780857868817
Publication date: 3rd July 2014
Author: Jonathan Grimwood
Publisher: Canongate Books Ltd
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 368 pages
Genres: eBook Favourites, Historical Fiction, Literary Fiction,
Categories: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945),

About Jonathan Grimwood

Jonathan Grimwood has written for the Guardian, The Times, the Telegraph and the Independent. He is married to the journalist and novelist Sam Baker. They divide their time between Winchester and Paris. Follow @JonCG--_novelist on Twitter

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