Amazing disgrace

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Faber and Faber, Nov 28, 2006 - Fiction - 307 pages
14 Reviews
"In this sequel to the popular Cooking with Fernet Branca, Gerald Samper is back on his Tuscan hilltop and busily musing on the absurdities of modern life. His entertaining asides - on everything from publishing to penile implants, celebrity sportswomen to Australian media moguls - and his eccentric recipes form the comic heart of this literary romp. Marta, Gerald's nemesis in Cooking with Fernet Branca, is back, along with her penchant for the eponymous potent liquor and her talent for shattering Gerald's evening idylls. But she's not alone: Amazing Disgrace touts a cavalcade of memorable characters, including a foul-mouthed, one-armed yachtswoman, and sees Gerald jettisoned from his Tuscan hideaway into the trendy haunts of his native London."--BOOK JACKET.

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Review: Amazing Disgrace (Gerald Samper #2)

User Review  - David Whittlestone - Goodreads

Beter than the first of the trio, this is the funniest. Laugh-out-loud funny. Like Fernet Branca, it is well-written and easy to read. It has wit and warmth and I was sad to reach its end, sadness that was lifted when I found the third and last of the series. Read full review

Review: Amazing Disgrace (Gerald Samper #2)

User Review  - Lauren - Goodreads

Snicker snicker. Lots of good stuff in this one. But I missed Marta. Read full review


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