The Fat Man’s Monologue

Life is a feast to be devoured

A popular history lecturer realizes at mid-life that he is not accountable to anyone, and decides to pursue his great passions: food, women and human history. Traveling through northern Italy, Wales, Devon and more, he learns and writes about food and the juicy stories behind it.

For lovers of food and life, whether fat or slim

A charming, funny and witty monologue by a fat man, that touches on his cravings for food and women, with detours into human history. A book about food and about people who like to eat, about unique places and extraordinary recipes: the paraphernalia of food, people, places and events.

A portrait of a fat man who cannot be ignored

The Fat Man’s Monologue is a book about love of life and food, and about delightful places, journeys and recipes. It offers an inspiringly optimistic and humanistic look at life, through the eyes of a charismatic hero-narrator who will stay with you long after the last page.