Shark's Fin and Sichuan Pepper: A sweet-sour memoir of eating in China

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The author went to live in China in 1994, and vowed to eat everything she was offered, no matter how alien and bizarre it seemed. This memoir tells about her relationship with China and its food, from her first encounter with the delicious cuisine of Sichuan Province, to brushes with corruption, environmental degradation and greed.

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Destined, I think, to become a classic of travel writing
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This is the story of an English girl who went to China to learn the language, but whose love of food led her down a very different path...

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