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The Cook

The Cook

At seventeen Zac is given a choice: either go to a young offenders’ institute, or enrol in a rehabilitation scheme – a course that teaches juveniles how to cook.

He makes his choice.

He chooses to cook.

He also chooses to succeed.

Whatever it takes.

Genre: Fiction & Related Items / Modern & Contemporary Fiction (post C 1945)

On Sale: 1st August 2013

Price: £8.99

ISBN-13: 9781780876399


'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.
'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