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This is a novel about an American food critic living in Dublin, this book tells the story of her troubled past, her love life and the dark secrets which she carries around with her.
Who is Lily Murphy? She has platinum-blonde hair but dark eyes; she was born in New York to the daughter of a ballet dancer, but educated in England, and now she is a restaurant critic in Dublin. In Sustenance, we journey into Lily‟s world of sumptuous meals, but also into her troubled past, where the dinner table was heavy with menace.
And we meet Nicholas Savage, the brilliant chef with whom she falls in love, but who, like Lily, harbours a dark secret. In scenes from Dublin to Belfast, Paris to Nice, and London to New York, Lily‟s world of restaurants, and her milieu of eccentric friends, lovers and the occasional enemy, is vividly portrayed.
This is a mouth-watering novel, full of passion, pathos and startling descriptions of food, while also exploring the mysterious realms of the heart and mind.
|Publication date||2 Mar 2015|
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