Francis Gilbert (review date 3 September 2001)
SOURCE: Gilbert, Francis. “The Devil's Larder.” New Statesman (3 September 2001): 41.
[In the following review, Gilbert offers a positive assessment of The Devil's Larder.]
Although The Devil's Larder is a novel about food, I wouldn't read it anywhere near the kitchen: some of the most striking of these interlinked stories include the description of a master chef cooking old leather in order to prove that man will eat anything; the tale of a fisherman dying a horrible death from...
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