Fictitious Dishes: An Album of Literature's Most Memorable Meals (Hardcover)

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Do you know someone who loves food and books? How about art and food?
This book recreates meals in literary classics such as the chowder in Moby Dick to the pail of blueberries in Blueberries for Sal. Each work of art features the quote from the book that features the meal and has loads of amazing facts about food, the authors, the time period that are fascinating.

— From Fictitious Dishes, by Dinah Fried


Fifty Iconic Culinary Scenes from Literary Classics Sure to Delight Readers, Foodies, and Photo-Junkies Alike

Fictitious Dishes serves up a delectable assortment of photographic interpretations of culinary moments from contemporary and classic literature. Showcasing famous meals such as the madcap tea party from Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, the watery gruel from Oliver Twist, the lavish chicken breakfast from To Kill a Mockingbird, the stomach-turning avocado-and-crabmeat salad from The Bell Jar, and the seductive cupcakes from The Corrections, this unique volume pairs each place setting with the text from the book that inspired its creation. Interesting food facts and entertaining anecdotes about the authors, their work, and their culinary predilections complete this charming book, which is sure to whet the appetites of lovers of great literature and delicious dishes.

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Product Details
ISBN: 9780062279835
ISBN-10: 0062279831
Publisher: Harper Design
Publication Date: April 15th, 2014
Pages: 128
Language: English