Lunch With Elizabeth David by Roger Williams
Approx. 99,610 words.
Published on November 10, 2010.
A new, revised edition of the acclaimed novel about the cookery writer Elizabeth David and her mentor, the literary figure Norman Douglas. In 1951, famous, feted and a by-word for scandal, Douglas approaches death on the island of Capri. Invitations to a last lunch go out to Graham Greene, Gracie Fields, Nancy Cunard, Harold Acton and to Eric – but whatever became of this young protégé?