Land of milk and honey

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A smog has spread. Food crops are disappearing. A chef escapes her career in London to take a job at a decadent mountaintop colony seemingly free of the world’s troubles. There, her enigmatic employer and his visionary daughter have built a lush new life for the global elite, one that reawakens the chef to the pleasures of taste, touch and her own body. In this atmosphere of hidden wonders and seductive violence, the chef’s boundaries undergo a thrilling erosion. Soon she is pushed to the centre of a startling attempt to reshape the world far beyond the plate.

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FROM THE BOOKER-LONGLISTED AUTHOR OF HOW MUCH OF THESE HILLS IS GOLD

A smog has spread. Food crops are disappearing. A chef escapes her career in London to take a job at a decadent, mountaintop colony seemingly free of the world’s troubles.

There, the sky is clear again. Rare ingredients abound. Her enigmatic employer and his visionary daughter have built a lush new life for the global elite, one that reawakens the chef to the pleasures of taste, touch, and her own body.

In this atmosphere of hidden wonders and cool, seductive violence, the chef’s boundaries undergo a thrilling erosion. Soon she is pushed to the center of a startling attempt to reshape the world far beyond the plate.

Sensuous and surprising, joyous and bitingly sharp, told in alluring language, Land of Milk and Honey is a delicious, striking and sensual novel about food, sex and the intricacies of desire and longing.

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Weight0.24 kg
Dimensions21.6 × 13.5 × 1.8 cm
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Imprint

Cover

Paperback

Pages

176

Language

English

Edition

Export ed

Dewey

813.6 (edition:23)

Readership

General – Trade / Code: K