Chop Chop: A Novel

Chop Chop: A Novel

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"[W]it, vigor, and gleeful, necessary profanity... sheer crackling energy." --The New York Times Book Review

Fresh out of university with big dreams, our narrator is determined to escape his past and lead the literary life in London. But soon he is two months behind on rent and forced to take a menial job in the kitchen of The Swan, a gastro-pub with haute cuisine aspirations.

Mockingly called "Monocle" by his co-workers for a useless English lit degree, he is thrust… (more)

Editorial reviews (2 reviews)

There’s plenty of urgency in a life ruled by knives and fire, but Wroe delivers genuine emotion too — the questionable loyalties, the pride that comes from brutal accomplishment and the growing realization that even this pack of wolves in chef’s whites has untold depths.

Kirkus Reviews : Chop Chop (April 17, 2014)

For British readers, David Nicholls meets Guy Ritchie; for Americans, Dave Eggers channels Anthony Bourdain.

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Book Details  

Publisher: The Penguin Press (April 17, 2014)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 272 pages

File size: 912 KB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

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