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27%OFFMatthew Fort - Sweet Honey, Bitter Lemons: Travels in Sicily on a Vespa - 9780091910815 - V9780091910815
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Sweet Honey, Bitter Lemons: Travels in Sicily on a Vespa

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Description for Sweet Honey, Bitter Lemons: Travels in Sicily on a Vespa Paperback. At the age of twenty-six the author visited the Italian island of Sicily. He and his brother arrived in 1973 expecting sun, sea and good food, but they were totally unprepared for the lifelong effect of this Mediterranean islands. Thirty years later, older and a bit wiser - but no less greedy - he finally returns. Num Pages: 352 pages, Illustrations, map, ports. BIC Classification: 1DSTC; WTL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 127 x 24. Weight in Grams: 244.

At the age of twenty-six Matthew Fort first visited the Italian island of Sicily. He and his brother arrived in 1973 expecting sun, sea and good food, but they were totally unprepared for the lifelong effect of this most extraordinary of Mediterranean islands.

Thirty years later, older and a bit wiser - but no less greedy - Matthew finally returns. Travelling around the island on his scooter, Monica, he samples almond ice cream on the spectacular coast and intoxicating mouthfuls of sausage stew in olive groves, and goes fishing for anchovies beneath a star-scattered sky.

Matthew is ... Read more

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Product Details

Publisher
Ebury Press
Number of pages
352
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Condition
New
Number of Pages
352
Place of Publication
London, United Kingdom
ISBN
9780091910815
SKU
V9780091910815
Shipping Time
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Ref
99-12

About Matthew Fort
Matthew Fort has worked on the food pages of the Guardian for more than ten years. He also writes for the Observer, Esquire, Country Living, Decanter and Waitrose Food Illustrated and appears as a judge on BBC2's Great British Menu. One of Matthew's greatest passions is Italy, which he visits every year. Sweet Honey, Bitter Lemons is his fifth book. ... Read more

Reviews for Sweet Honey, Bitter Lemons: Travels in Sicily on a Vespa
Witty and romantic
Metro
An accomplished piece of travel writing that makes you want to explore the island all for yourself
Sunday Express
Perfect summer holiday reading
The Bookseller
Matthew has an infectious delight in proper food
Rick Stein
The finest book on this fascinating cuisine since Peter Robb's Midnight in Sicily ... Read more

Goodreads reviews for Sweet Honey, Bitter Lemons: Travels in Sicily on a Vespa


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