Cooking with Fernet Branca(2004)
(The first book in the Gerald Samper series)
A novel by James Hamilton-Paterson
Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize for Comic Writing Best Novel (nominee)
The Man Booker Prize Best Novel (nominee)
Gerald Samper, an effete Englishman and ghostwriter for celebrities, lives on a hilltop in Tuscany. His idyll is shattered by the arrival of Marta, a vulgar woman from the Soviet Republic. The neighbours' lives disastrously intertwine as the English obsession with Tuscany is satirized.
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Used availability for James Hamilton-Paterson's Cooking with Fernet Branca
September 2005 : USA Paperback
June 2005 : UK Paperback
March 2005 : UK Paperback
June 2004 : UK Paperback
May 2011 : Canada, UK Kindle edition
September 2005 : USA, Canada Kindle edition