The Multi-Course Life of a Very Greedy Boy


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The hilarious memoir from comedian, Off Menu host and Great British Menu judge, Ed Gamble. Includes an exclusive bonus interview between Ed Gamble and fellow comedian and food-lover, Nish Kumar.

From a young age, Ed Gamble's immaculate bibs and extremely dirty nappies hinted at his capacious appetite. Before he could walk, Ed already knew that he preferred poached salmon to puree, that celery was a calorie-sapping waste of time, and that mashed potatoes should be made with lashings of butter.

Whilst he might ordinarily have been upset by the calls of 'precocious little sh*t' coming from his family, he was too busy stuffing his gob and staging rebellions against the patronising list of misery that is a children's menu.

In Glutton, Ed shares a relatable buffet of experiences and stories from a life lived through food. From the trials of being a diabetic with a sweet tooth to his teenage battles with obesity, to the joy of cooking and the power of food to bring us together, this is a wonderful, hilarious and heart-warming memoir of a delightful obsession.

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  • Full of belly laughs and full bellies, this book is warm, honest and wonderfully entertaining.
    Tom Kerridge

About the author

Ed Gamble

Ed Gamble is an award-winning stand-up comedian, writer and podcaster. He is co-host of the mega-hit Off Menu podcast, and a judge on Great British Menu. He is also the co-presenter of Radio X's Sunday morning show with Matt Crosby.

Ed has featured in stand-up appearances on Live at the Apollo, The Royal Variety Performance, The Russell Howard Hour, and on the US TV show Conan. In August 2019, Ed's first stand-up special, Blood Sugar, was released as an Amazon Prime original in 200 countries worldwide. Ed's latest tour show, Electric, had a twice-extended sell-out UK run.
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