The Unbearable Lightness of Being a Prawn Cracker (PDF)

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  • The Unbearable Lightness of Being a Prawn Cracker
  • Will Self
  • English
  • 05 March 2020
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The Unbearable Lightness of Being a Prawn Cracker Free read õ 109 Self reviews the chains where most of us go to eat KFC Greggs Yo Sushi Pizza Express and their like delves into the ubiuitous Thai meal and chicken tikka masala and experiences hotel breakfasts frozen tv dinners and airline food on our behalf These are restaurant reviews of the kind you've never read befor The Unbearable Lightness of Being a Prawn Cracker is a collection of Self s Real Meals columns from the New Statesman magazine Unlike his previous job as The Observer restaurant critic for the New Statesman Will Self undertakes reviews of the places where the masses eat in Britain today places like McDonalds Greggs Pizza Express and KFC He shows a particular fondness for the foods of yesteryear going out of his way to track down a traditional pie and mash shop a 1970s Indian restaurant complete with flock wallpaper or a genuine Aberdeen Angus steak house I thought they d gone out of business years ago but i

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The Unbearable Lightness of Being a Prawn Cracker Free read õ 109 'Most food writing and restaurant criticism is concerned with the ideal with how by cooking this or dining there you can somehow ingurgitate a new or at any rate improved social aesthetic and even spiritual persona I aimed to turn this proposition on its head and instead of commenting on where and what peop This is a collection of Will Self s Real Meals columns published originally in The New Statesman magazine where instead of reviewing posh and trendy restaurants he goes to places ordinary people freuent like KFC Greggs and McDonalds The one on Kebab Shops had me laughing at his description of the guy who made his kebab Self sees a transformation of the man from fast food chef to mountainside shepherd once he places his order of a shish kebab despite the need for speed in the order as his train is about to leave His article on Caffe Nero was excellent too and though I m not a coffee drinker his descriptio

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The Unbearable Lightness of Being a Prawn Cracker Free read õ 109 Le would ideally like to eat I would consider where and what they actually did the ready meals buffet snacks and most importantly fast food that millions of Britons chomp upon in the go round of their often hurried and dyspeptic lives'In this selection from his hilarious New Statesman Real Meals column Will I have often felt that Will Self was not for me Too clever by half too much using of words that I didn t know too much drugs too much superciliousness too much braggadocioIt turns out that I m wrong As it happens he s rather good He sends himself up rather a lot in this short book ostensibly a book of restaurant reviews from his New Statesman column but something that s actually a social commentary and as a result it s rather a good readThe restaurants in uestion ranging from McDonalds to Greggs Paul to EAT KFC to Pizza Express aren t uite the standard restaurants for a restaurant review but there again the

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