The Fat Chef - a World War 2 Novel
1940, Paris falls to the occupying Germans. Raoul, Head Chef of Le Metro, the top hotel of Paris, is nonchalant. After all, he need only wait for Petain to make peace, and everything will return to normal. Then he can get on with life, and admire his demi-sous chef, Natalie, with unrequited love. But matters soon change. When the Germans begin to cut out the Jewish staff, he hides the refugees everywhere he can in the sprawling hotel. In the end, even the wine cellar is occupied. On the night of a big German military banquet, an SD officer discovers Natalie still working in the kitchens. Raoul, in a moment of panic, kills the officer with a cast-iron frying pan. But where to dispose of the body? Forced into action, Raoul discovers that he has more strengths than his bechamel sauce.
- Paperback | 312 pages
- 127 x 203 x 18mm | 340.19g
- 05 Apr 2013
- Richmond, United Kingdom
About Fredrik Nath
Fredrik Nath is a full time Neurosurgeon. He has worked and lived all over the UK from Liverpool to Aberdeen to Edinburgh and Glasgow, finally settling in Middlesbrough, jewel of the North-east! He lives with his wife and daughter, his three sons having grown up and flown the coop. In his time, he has run twenty consecutive Great North Run half-marathons, trekked to 6000m in Nepal, crossed the highest mountain pass in the world and began writing like John Buchan, 'because he ran out of penny-novels to read and felt he should write his own'. Fred loves a good story which is why he writes. Fred is the author of six historical fiction novels, all published by Fingerpress.co.uk, including his well received Roman 'Galdir' saga, and a series of World War II adventures.