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The last banquet : [a novel]

Author: Jon Courtenay Grimwood
Publisher: New York : Europa Editions, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : First U.S. publicationView all editions and formats
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Follows an adventurous man, once a penniless orphan, through French society during the Enlightenment as he searches for the perfect taste, befriends Benjamin Franklin, becomes pen pals with the Marquis de Sade and Voltaire, and improves contraceptive methods.
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Genre/Form: Historical fiction
Fiction
History
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jon Courtenay Grimwood
ISBN: 1609451384 9781609451387
OCLC Number: 829451626
Notes: Subtitle from dust jacket.
Description: 328 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Jonathan Grimwood.

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Follows an adventurous man, once a penniless orphan, through French society during the Enlightenment as he searches for the perfect taste, befriends Benjamin Franklin, becomes pen pals with the Marquis de Sade and Voltaire, and improves contraceptive methods.
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