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Balzac's omelette : a delicious tour of French food and culture with Honoré de Balzac

by Muhlstein, Anka.

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Item Description: "Originally published in French as Garçon, un cent d'huîtres, Balzac et la table by Odile Jacob in 2010."
Physical Description: xvi, 230 p. : ill., map ; 19 cm.
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references.
ISBN: 9781590514733 (hardcover : alk. paper)
1590514734 (hardcover : alk. paper)
9781590514740 (ebook)
1590514742 (ebook)
Author Notes: Anka Muhlstein was born in Paris in 1935. She has published biographies of Queen Victoria, James de Rothschild, Cavelier de La Salle, and Astolphe de Custine, a study on Catherine de Médicis, Marie de Médicis, and Anne of Austria, and a double biography, Elizabeth I and Mary Stuart. She is currently writing a volume on Proust as a reader. She has won two prizes from the Académie Française and the Goncourt Prize for Biography. She and her husband, Louis Begley, have written a book on Venice, Venice for Lovers. They live in New York.
Adriana Hunter studied French and Drama at the University of London. She has translated nearly forty books including works by Agnès Desarthe, Amélie Nothomb, Frédéric Beigbeder, Véronique Ovaldé, and Catherine Millet, and has been short-listed for the Independent Foreign Fiction Prize twice. She lives in Norfolk, England.