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Himmler's Cook

Himmler's Cook

Author: Franz-Olivier Giesbert
$27.99(AUD)  inc GST
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Aged 105, Rose has endured more than her fair share of hardships - the Armenian genocide, the Nazi regime, and the delirium of Maoism.Yet somehow, despite all the suffering, Rose never loses her joie de vivre. Quirky and eccentric, Himmler's Cook is a hilarious picaresque tale of survival, as Giesbert depicts Rose's unique life experiences - cook for Himmler, confidante to Hitler, and friend of Simone de Beauvoir. The novel tells the epic tale of an inspiring, resilient Marseillaise chef who embodies the sentiment of what doesn't kill you only makes you stronger.

Reviews

A novel as excessive as it is joyful --L'Express It reads like savouring a good meal... A joyful tale --La Croix A stampeding cookery story that is truly rich in flavour --L'Humanite

Author description

Aged 105, Rose has endured more than her fair share of hardships - the Armenian genocide, the Nazi regime, and the delirium of Maoism.Yet somehow, despite all the suffering, Rose never loses her joie de vivre. Quirky and eccentric, Himmler's Cook is a hilarious picaresque tale of survival, as Giesbert depicts Rose's unique life experiences - cook for Himmler, confidante to Hitler, and friend of Simone de Beauvoir. The novel tells the epic tale of an inspiring, resilient Marseillaise chef who embodies the sentiment of what doesn't kill you only makes you stronger.

Stock Information

General Fields

  • : 9781782394129
  • : Atlantic Books
  • : Atlantic Books
  • : April 2015
  • : 210mm X 148mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : June 2015
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Paperback
  • : 715
  • : 843.92
  • : 352
  • : Franz-Olivier Giesbert