THE DEBT TO PLEASURE.
Edition: First US printing.
New York: Henry Holt, (1996) dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's first book, a combination of novel, cookbook, and epicurian philosophy. A book narrated by "Tarquin Winot as he embarks on a journey of the senses, regaling us with his wickedly funny, poisonously opinionated meditations on everything from the erotics of dislike to the psychology of a menu, from the perverse history of the peach to the brutalization of the palate, from cheese as 'the corpse of milk' to the binding action of blood." 232 pp. ISBN: 0-805043888.
Condition: Fine in near fine dust jacket (discoloration to back cover of dj from sticker removal)