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As much a love letter to the Big Easy as it is to the demanding (and sometimes debauched) lifestyle of a chef, horror maven Brite’s (Lost Souls) first foray. Liquor [Poppy Z. Brite] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Rare book. Chapter One of LIQUOR. (c) by Poppy Z. Brite. It was the kind of October day for which residents of New. Orleans endure the summers, sparkling blue- gold.

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Two New Orleans gay chefs live the dream and open up their own restaurant. A lot of the liquoor and local culture were well described too. Unfortunately they all feel flat and predictable. Aliquor bases gourmet restaurant. I will try and explain why the paltry few bucks she wants for it is priced criminally low.

Would definitely look into other books in the series. At any rate, I had a hard time putting this book down when I needed to, despite the fact that it’s wildly different from anything I’ve read in ages. One of her greatest talents is her beautiful phraseology, and her brutally honest portrayal of the most acrid and wonderful aromas of New Orleans and its acrid and sweat-stained working people.

Her prose is infectious, fast-paced and catchy, full of the slang and colorful language btite would expect from a couple of New Orleans chefs. Please review your cart. When Rickey concocts the idea of opening a restaurant in their alcohol-loving hometown where every dish packs a spirited punch, they know they’re on their way to the bank.

The novel centers on two cooks, G-man and Rickey, who have featured in other works by Brite. I really like the direction of Poppy Z. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Refresh and try again. She lives in New Orleans with her husband, Chris, a chef.


So kick back, put on a zydeco CD, and dig in. There are two more in this series so far — Brite hasn’t been writing due to a serious depression, but I hope that she is able to return to it eventually and I’m looking forward to them.

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He self-identifies almost completely as a homosexual male rather than female, and as of has started taking testosterone injections. This is your kind of book!

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Share your thoughts with other customers. No one remembered much of this night, but by the end of it, two cars were totaled, the sous chef and the bartender were in Charity Hospital, the chef liquo in jail, and the grill guy’s wife was filing for liqquor. Maybe the best thing Brite does with this book is smash homosexual stereotypes. Would liquod like us to take another brrite at this review? They concoct a business idea that might actually work out. I kept expecting something terrible to happen having read a couple of his books when I was younger but this was fun and thrilling and it was great to read a story that was taking place in the city I was born in.

To be honest, I am not what you would call a “foodie. But, being a foodie and being appreciative of Brite’s writing style, I thought I would give it a whirl. The Beauty of Death Vol. Nightmare Magazine, November Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer – no Kindle device required. Read more Read less.

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Brite of days liqor by. So yeah, reading about Liquor, Rickey, and G-Man was a nice break from the dark, putrid tales Poppy usually weaves and I usually enjoy. Open Preview See a Problem? Dec 26, Mandapanda rated it really liked it Shelves: It was a fun book. So I wasn’t really sure what to expect. To get the free app, enter mobile phone number.

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See all free Kindle reading apps. As well as being a rich portrait of restaurant life in NOLA, the novel is part-thriller, part mystery, with these elements keeping the reader turning pages. And even then, I am sure it can be difficult.

Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. We’d passed around Drawing Blood in high school like it was treasure, savoring the angst and the blood and the angsty sex and the artsy blood and gore, and then I was 30 years old and in a tourist shop in New Orleans and her new series was featured on a prominent table? I wholeheartedly enjoyed this — it was more of gay fiction, with a dash of suspense, not a romance.

I read it in a day, but I had a hard time putting my finger on what was so gripping about it.

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Mar 16, Pages Buy. May 05, Pages Buy. In the following months, Brite has been an outspoken and sometimes harsh critic of those who are leaving New Orleans for good. Dec 10, Barb rated it it was amazing.