Toast : The Story of a Boy's Hunger (Nigel Slater)
HarperCollins Publishers: 'Acutely observed, poignant and beautifully written!Slater tells his heartbreaking story with great subtlety. The theme of food and love is a fascinating one and I have never seen it better handled.' Daily Telegraph 'Few, if any, food writers engender such affection as Nigel Slater. He evokes time, people and place with!unmatched sensuous energy!Extraordinary.' Observer 'Toast is a magnificent reminder of!food in family life.' Lynne Truss, Sunday Times 'A talent for prose as simple and pleasurable as his recipes.' Sunday Telegraph 'Moving, funny and finely crafted, it's a real gem' Independent 'It achieves a remarkable freshness![and] reveals a gift for doleful, Alan Bennett-like comedy.' Guardian 'This book should be treasured for its prose!and for its vision of a world seen through the senses.' Independent on Sunday '[A] touching odyssey through childhood tastes, treats and tortures!' Sunday Times 'Toast is served up with seasoning and flair!Vivid and moving.' Observer
Sunday Mirror, Best of Christmas Books
'This touching memoir proves Nigel Slater's more than a cookery writer. Its emotional impact will strike a chord with many.'