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The Foodtaster

The Foodtaster

(2002)
A novel by

 
When Ugo DiFonte and his teenaged daughter Miranda are snatched from their farm and spirited away to Duke Federico Basillione DiVincelli's estate, Ugo thinks life can't get any worse...until he is forced to replace the recently de-tongued royal food taster. Now Ugo must stay alive-a difficult prospect considering the prince's myriad of enemies and their poisons-to protect Miranda from her suitors and desires, and somehow hold the unruly court together.

A bestseller in ten countries, in this novel of gastronomical delight and brilliant wit Peter Elbling remarkably captures the sights, sounds, and tastes of sixteenth-century Italy with the story of a peasant rising to extraordinary and death-defying acts of grace.

 
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Hardback Editions

February 2005 : UK Hardback
Title: The Food Taster
Author(s): Peter Elbling
ISBN: 1-84354-369-9 / 978-1-84354-369-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Atlantic Books
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May 2002 : USA Hardback
Title: The Foodtaster: The Story of My Incredible Life
Author(s): Ugo Difonte
ISBN: 1-57962-047-7 / 978-1-57962-047-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Permanent Pr Pub Co
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Paperback Editions

February 2006 : UK Paperback
Title: The Food Taster: A Novel
Author(s): Peter Elbling
ISBN: 1-84354-370-2 / 978-1-84354-370-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Atlantic Books
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May 2003 : USA Paperback
Title: The Food Taster
Author(s): Peter Elbling
ISBN: 0-452-28434-1 / 978-0-452-28434-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Plume
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May 2003 : USA Paperback
Title: The Food Taster
Author(s): Peter Elbling
ISBN: 0-452-15922-9 / 978-0-452-15922-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Penguin Group (USA) Incorporate
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July 2002 : UK Paperback
Title: The Foodtaster
Author(s): Peter Elbling
ISBN: 0-14-025423-4 / 978-0-14-025423-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
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