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Toast: The Story of a Boy's Hunger. 'Toast is a magnificent reminder in family life.' Lynne Truss Sunday Times

Nigel Slater / Nigel Slater
Now a critically-acclaimed play at London’s The Other Palace Theatre.‘Remarkable' Observer'Acutely observed poignant and beautifully written' Daily Telegraph‘My mother is scraping a piece of burned toast out of the kitchen window a crease of annoyance across her forehead. This is not an occasional occurrence. My mother burns the toast as surely as the sun rises each morning.’Toast is Nigel Slater’s award-winning biography of a childhood remembered through food. Whether recalling his mother’s surprisingly good rice pudding his father’s bold foray into spaghetti and his dreaded Boxing Day stew or such culinary highlights as Arctic Roll and Grilled Grapefruit (then considered something of a status symbol in Wolverhampton) this remarkable memoir vividly recreates daily life in 1960s suburban England.Likes and dislikes aversions and sweet-toothed weaknesses form a fascinating backdrop to Nigel Slater’s incredibly moving and deliciously evocative portrait of childhood adolescence and sexual awakening.In Toast Nigel Slater the Sunday Times bestselling author delivers an autobiography that has rightfully earned its bestseller status. This bestselling book is a top selection for readers seeking a captivating and heartfelt read.For fans of Stanley Tucci (Taste) Grace Dent (Hungry) and Rylan Clark (TEN).

  • Published by HarperCollins UK
  • Fiction/Non-FictionNon Fiction
  • Genre Autobiography
  • Target Audience Adult
  • Released 15th June 2005
  • Duration 06 Hrs. 02 Mins.
  • ISBN 9780007219599