The Last Banquet

Jonathan Grimwood

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A STORY OF REVOLUTION, OBSESSION AND ONE MAN’S HUNGER

Starting life in the gutter, Jean-Marie d’Aumout rises through the ranks of eighteenth-century French society propelled by his wits and an obsession with finding the perfect taste. But beyond the palace walls, revolution is in the air and the country is clamouring with a hunger of a different kind.


“Racily picaresque, energetic and clever”
guardian

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“An astonishing, sensual feast which will appeal to those who enjoyed Patrick Susskind’s Perfume
David Barnett
independent On Sunday

“A true feast for the senses”
scotsman

“Intriguing, fanciful, philosophical and told with an admirable lightness of touch”
daily Mail

The Last Banquet is a feast for the senses; dark, sensual and unexpected. I loved it”
Jojo Moyes


Jonathan Grimwood

Jonathan Grimwood has written for the Guardian, The Times, the Telegraph and the Independent. He is married to the journalist and novelist Sam Baker. They divide their time between Winchester and Paris.

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