The Hundred-Foot Journey
Publish date: July 6th 2010
Pages no: 256
Edition language: English
I had never heard of this book until, yes, the movie with Helen Mirren was being released. I even watched the first 30 minutes or so of it but even Dame Helen wasn't enough. I thought maybe this was a case that the book was better than the film. After reading this I'm pretty sure that's not true. ...
I chose to read this book solely on the fact that members of my book club suggested we read it "on the side" of our current selection so as to see the movie together. I think thus far I'm the only one who has read it. Beginning in Mumbai this is far more than a hundred foot journey. After the Haj...
This book has little substance to it. It is the story of a middle-class Indian boy who rises to become a top chef of French haute cuisine.Aside from his mother being killed when he is a youth, there are no substantial obstacles to his rise. A little bit of prejudice that is lightly touched upon. Var...