Sweet Talk

Sweet Talk : The Secret History of Confectionery

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First published in 1998, this humorous blend of historical facts and trivia is a celebration, chronology, pop-cultural history and critical account of the changing world of twentieth-century confectionery. The book also traces patterns of consumption and explores the murky world of the chemistry of sweet manufacturing.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 256 pages
  • 130 x 192 x 24mm | 281.23g
  • Orion Publishing Co
  • Phoenix (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd )
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • 2 x 8pp colour illus
  • 0753808560
  • 9780753808566

About Nicholas Whittaker

Nicholas Whittaker is the author of Platform Souls: The Trainspotter as Twentieth-century Hero, Blue Period: Nots from a Life in the Titillation Trade, Sweet Talk and Toys Were Us. As well as single-handedly writing the 1984 Pontin's brochure, he has contributed to a wide variety of magazines and newspapers, including Company, Arena, Punch, the Guardian, the Sunday Times, the Daily Mail, the Daily Telegraph and the Express. Nicholas Whittaker lives in north London.show more

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