Bone In The Throat

Bone In The Throat

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All is not well at the Dreadnought Grill. The chef has a smack habit, the owner has been set up by the FBI and in the midst of this, the sous-chef Tommy is just trying to do his job.

As depraved as it is hilarious, Anthony Bourdain's first novel is street smart and spiced with drugged-up savvy, foul-mouthed feds and salty mob speak.

With a cast of unforgettables like the hitman who covers himself in clingfilm to avoid leaving fingerprints and a plot with more twists than a plate of spaghetti, Bone in the Throat rocks through the streets of Manhattan at a blistering pace.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 352 pages
  • 129 x 198 x 21mm | 236g
  • Edinburgh, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Main
  • 1786895188
  • 9781786895189
  • 46,317

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A superb tale of violence and backbiting set in the seething testosterone-heavy company of a crew of New York cooks, and simply towers head, shoulders and upper torso above everything else * * GQ * * Raw and cooking. Rare and well-done -- A.A. Gill Gangster fiction to feast on * * Independent * * Wonderful fun, a perfect book to read at the beach -- Michael Crichton * * New York Times Book Review * * A recipe for a very good read * * Sunday Telegraph * * Sharp, funny . . . if it's gangster rap you want to read then Bourdain is your man * * Express * * The snappy wise-guy dialogue is as sharp as the kitchen implements Bourdain puts to grisly use . . . The result is a saucy, spicy caper that slips down as easy as a sidewalk hotdog -- Richard Rogers * * Observer Review * * A recipe for a plot that is delicious and hilarious * * The Times * * Coming on like a cross between Nick Tosches and The Sopranos, chef Anthony Bourdain proves himself as adept with a pen as he is with the knife - no reservations -- Cathi Unsworth * * Guardian Review * *
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About Anthony Bourdain

Anthony Bourdain was a world-renowned chef, travelling the world for his Emmy Award-winning series Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown. He was the bestselling author of Kitchen Confidential. His fiction titles include Gone Bamboo and Bobby Gold. He died on 8 June 2018.
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Rating details

3,070 ratings
3.39 out of 5 stars
5 13% (394)
4 31% (941)
3 42% (1,280)
2 13% (384)
1 2% (71)
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