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    • ISBN:9781780876375
    • Publication date:25 Oct 2012
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The Cook

By Wayne Macauley

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Biographical Notes

Wayne Macauley is the author of two other novels and a collection of short stories. He lives in Melbourne, Australia.

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  • ISBN: 9781780876399
  • Publication date: 01 Aug 2013
  • Page count: 256
  • Imprint: riverrun
'A marvellous experiment in voice ... assays fine dining and late capitalism' Financial Times. — Financial Times
'A deliciously dark satire about foodyism, celebrity chefs and aspiring consumerism ... Macauley's stream-of-consciousness prose has a compulsive vitality' Daily Mail. — Daily Mail
'Much of this book seems grotesque, but don't be fooled into thinking it's not real ... each time you think you've reached the limits of this thought-provoking and brilliant novel, it just gets deeper' Scarlett Thomas, Guardian. — Guardian
'Reminds us just how exciting it is to read a wonderful and original novel' Lloyd Jones, author of Mister Pip. — Lloyd Jones
'A riot of a novel. Gripping and subversive' Nick Cave. — Nick Cave