'cholarly and entertaining book about food, sex, and the fizz of social life'
- Humphrey Carpenter, Sunday Times'This book is the ideal companion for the armchair tourist.'
- Classical Review
About the Author
Andrew Dalby is a historian and linguist. He is also the author of Siren Feasts: A History of Food and Gastronomy in Greece
(Routledge 1996), which won the Runciman Prize in 1996 and (with Sally Grainger) The Classical Cookbook
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