In The Kitchen

In The Kitchen

4.11 - 1251 ratings - Source

At the once-splendid Imperial Hotel, chef Gabriel Lightfoot is trying to run a tight kitchen. But his integrity and his sanity are under constant challenge from an exuberantly multinational staff, a gimlet-eyed hotel management, and business partners with whom he is planning a new venture. Despite the pressure, his hard work looks set to pay off. Until the discovery of a porter's dead body in the kitchen appears to tip the scales. It is a small death, a lonely death - but it is enough to disturb the tenuous balance of Gabe's life. In The Kitchen is Monica Ali's stunning follow up to Brick Lane. It is both the portrait of a man pushed to the edge, and a wry and telling look into the melting pot which is our contemporary existence. It confirms Monica Ali not only as a great modern storyteller but also an acute observer of the dramas of modern life.CHAPTER TW ENTY-TWO -a€”a#39;m!-a#39; SPRING wits COMING. rr was IN THE snap or BLUE sxr BEIWEEN the buildings, it was in the gently ruffled air, it was in the passers-by who lifted hopeful faces to the light. Gabriel was reminded, as always, anbsp;...

Title:In The Kitchen
Author:Monica Ali
Publisher:Random House - 2009-05-27


You Must CONTINUE and create a free account to access unlimited downloads & streaming