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By Crystal King

Set among the scandal, wealth, and upstairs-downstairs politics of a Roman kinfolk, Crystal King’s seminal debut positive aspects the guy who encouraged the world’s oldest cookbook and the ambition that ended in his destruction.

On a blistering day within the twenty-sixth 12 months of Augustus Caesar’s reign, a tender chef, Thrasius, is got for the exorbitant cost of twenty thousand denarii. His patron is the notorious gourmand Marcus Gavius Apicius, prosperous past degree, keen about a flavor for nice nutrients from unique locations, and a unique ambition: to function culinary consultant to Caesar, an honor that might cement his legacy as Rome's major epicure.

Apicius rightfully believes that Thrasius is the most important to his culinary luck, and with Thrasius’s support he quickly turns into recognized for his lavish events and incredible foodstuff. Thrasius reveals a relations in Apicius’s loved ones, his daughter Apicata, his spouse Aelia, and her handmaiden, Passia whom Thrasius quick falls in love with. yet as Apicius attracts in the direction of his final objective, his reckless put out of your mind for any who may perhaps get in his approach takes a deadly flip that threatens his younger relatives and areas his complete family on the mercy of the main strong forces in Rome.

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