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Serve It Forth Book Review Summary

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This book, Fisher's first, appeared in 1937. It features her light touch, with essays about various aspects of the dining experience -- from dining alone and "vegetable snobbery" to preparation of escargots -- and several wonderful set-pieces. Yes, there are some recipes, and also a casual structure that describes dining practices through the centuries, from ancient Greece and Rome to the present. One story, "The Standing and the Waiting," is simply the account of a dinner out for two, but it has everything a great short story should have: humor, suspense, and a shock ending.
The review of this Book prepared by David Loftus








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Plot & Themes

Tone of book?    -   upbeat Time/era of story    -   1930's-1950's Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book

Main Character

Gender    -   Female Profession/status:    -   writer Age:    -   20's-30's

Setting

How much descriptions of surroundings?    -   3 () United States    -   Yes Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   France City?    -   Yes Small town?    -   Yes

Writing Style

Amount of dialog    -   little dialog

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