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by James Hamilton-Paterson
Pages: 281 pages
Publisher: Europa Editions; Fifth Edition edition (September 1, 2005)
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JAMES HAMILTON-PATERSON Cooking With Fernet Branca To Lyn Rogers and Peter Field ‘I’m interested in things that are none of my business, and I’m bored by things that are important to.
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James Hamilton-Paterson. However, if I’d hoped he was going to give up on me as I had on him I was mistaken. Frankie phoned to say he was still as keen as ever that I should write his autobiography for him. Apparently Nanty. claimed I had ‘the right vibes’ as well as having come up with the perfect name for his re-vamped group. Did he tell you about the UFO he’s convinced he saw here?’. Oh yes. He says it’s changed his life. He’s thrilled to bits. I suppose you know he’s quite off his head, Frankie?’. I take that for granted in celebrities.
Hamilton-Paterson quickly seduces the reader with perfectly captured acerbic tone and timing. Provokes a sort of indecorous involuntary laughter Imagine a British John Waters crossed with David Sedaris.
Michael Dibdin savours James Hamilton-Paterson's witty recipe for disaster among British expats, Cooking With Fernet Branca. But the principal icon of strangeness is named in the title. For those unfamiliar with Fernet Branca, it might be described as a syrupy alcoholic liqueur flavoured with what tastes like a mixture of aromatherapy essences and dilute Marmite. In small doses it can be quite effective as a hangover palliative, but no one in their right minds would dream of knocking back tumbler after tumbler of the stuff. Gerald and Marta do it all the time, including lunchtime.
Cooking with Fernet Branca book. James Hamilton-Paterson's first novel, "Gerontius," won the Whitbread Award. He is an acclaimed author of nonfiction books, including "Seven-Tenths," "Three Miles Down," and "Playing with Water," He currently lives in Italy.
James Hamilton-Paterson was born on 6 November 1941 in London, England. Cooking with Fernet Branca (2004). Amazing Disgrace (2006). Rancid Pansies (2008). His father was a neurosurgeon who treated the Aga Khan and provided the inspiration for the poem 'Disease', for which Hamilton-Paterson was awarded the Newdigate Prize. A mixture of art, science, history and philosophy, this book is a deep, abstract lament on loss and the loss of meaning. In 2000, he returned to the magazine industry as a science columnist for Das Magazin (Zurich) for two years before becoming a science columnist for Die Weltwoche. To read this book, upload an EPUB or FB2 file to Bookmate. Provokes the sort of indecorous involuntary laughter that has more in common with sneezing than chuckling. Imagine a British John Waters crossed with David Sedaris. Gerald Samper, an effete English snob, has his own private hilltop in Tuscany where he wiles away his time working as a ghostwriter for celebrities and inventing wholly original culinary concoctions––including ice cream made with garlic and the bitter, herb-based liqueur of the book’s title.
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by James Hamilton-Paterson. If you have ever wondered what the 'extra' in 'extra virgin olive oil' really means then this is the book for you. Set in Tuscany it features a series of comic misunderstandings between two warring neighbours. They take turns to tell the story and you will soon learn not to trust either of them completely!
James Hamilton-Paterson lives and works in Italy.
James Hamilton-Paterson lives and works in Italy. He is the author of several novels, including Loving Monsters and Gerontius, winner of the Whitbread Best First Novel Award in 1989, a collection of essays dedicated to the lost grandeur of the sea entitled Seven-Tenths, and several non-fiction books including America’s Boy, a study of Ferdinand Marcos and the Philippines.