The Passionate Epicure: La Vie et la Passion de Dodin-Bouffant, Gourmet (Paperback)

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Description


In the classic French novel The Passionate Epicure, Marcel Rouff introduces Dodin-Bouffant, a character based loosely on Anthelme Brillat-Savarin, an infamous bachelor and epicure dedicated to the high arts: the art of food and the art of love. This edition contains a Preface by Lawrence Durrell and a new Intro-duction by Jeffrey Steingarten, the food critic for Vogue magazine and author of the bestselling book The Man Who Ate Everything.

About the Author


Marcel Rouff was born in Geneva in 1877. He is the author of The Psychology of Taste and had a distinguished career as a gourmet writer, poet, dramatist, essayist, literary critic, chronicler of rural as well as Parisian society, and historian, collaborating with such luminaries as Jean Jaurès. He died in Paris in 1936.

Praise For…


“A little masterpiece.”
—from the Preface by Lawrence Durrell

“Some of the finest and most enticing writing about food you’ll ever find.”
—From the Introduction by Jeffrey Steingarten
Product Details
ISBN: 9780375760808
ISBN-10: 0375760806
Publisher: Modern Library
Publication Date: August 6th, 2002
Pages: 208
Language: English