?Imagine a British John Waters crossed with David Sedaris.? ?"The New York Times Book Review" ?["Cooking with Fernet Branca"] is one of the best books I?ve read for a long time.? ?"The Wall Street Journal" ?Provokes the sort of indecorous involuntary laughter that has more in common with sneezing than chuckling.? ?"The New York Times" ?Hamilton-Paterson quickly seduces the reader with perfectly captured tone and timing.? ?"The New Yorker" ?Hamilton-Paterson, one of our finest prose stylists, is a national treasure; and Amazing Disgrace is a gorgeous plum pudding of a novel.? ?"The Spectator" ?There is so much pleasure to be had along the way from Hamilton-Paterson's delight in language and wicked way with unreliable narrators.? ?"Times Literary Supplement"
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Rancid Pansies by James Hamilton-Paterson is the hilarious satirical novel featuring the anti-hero of the wonderful Cooking with Fernet Branca and Amazing Disgrace.