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Dying For Foie Gras: Murder, Politics And Ethical Food Production, Heike Henderson Jan 2018

Dying For Foie Gras: Murder, Politics And Ethical Food Production, Heike Henderson

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In recent years, culinary mysteries have enjoyed immense popularity in Germany. Marketed to both fans of detective fiction and food aficionados, they enjoy a large crossover appeal, which at least partially explains their commercial success. Ella Danz is the author of the Georg Angerm├╝ller mystery series (started in 2006, nine books so far) set in the Northern German L├╝beck area. While this series, whose main protagonist is a police inspector who likes to cook and eat, did not start out as a culinary mystery series per se, it has developed into one of the most popular manifestations of this subgenre ...