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  • Published: 26 October 2023
  • ISBN: 9781529194692
  • Imprint: Transworld Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 288

Glutton

The Multi-Course Life of a Very Greedy Boy




An intimate and wildly entertaining memoir of a life lived through food, from comedian, Off Menu podcast host and food obsessive, Ed Gamble.

‘Full of belly laughs and full bellies, this book is warm, honest and wonderfully entertaining.’ TOM KERRIDGE

‘This book made me laugh and then order an unholy amount of takeaway.’ GREG DAVIES

'One of my favourite comics has now written an annoyingly great book.’ ROMESH RANGANATHAN

'An absolute joy and delight.' ZOE BALL

‘This book is full of heart, empathy and it is of course crackling with Ed's customary wit.’ ANDI OLIVER

'One of the funniest comedians in the world, Ed is only serious about one thing - dinners.'
NISH KUMAR

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The hilarious memoir from comedian, Off Menu host and Great British Menu judge, Ed Gamble.

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.

  • Published: 26 October 2023
  • ISBN: 9781529194692
  • Imprint: Transworld Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 288

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.

Praise for Glutton

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

Tom Kerridge

One of my favourite comics has now written an annoyingly great book.

Romesh Ranganathan

One of the funniest comedians in the world, Ed is only serious about one thing - dinners

Nish Kumar

This book made me laugh and then order an unholy amount of takeaway.

Greg Davies

An absolute joy and delight.

Zoe Ball

Ed Gamble just has funny written through his very core, like a stick of rock (he probably loves a stick of rock). This book is full of heart, empathy and it is of course crackling with his customary wit. It is all that you’d expect from this most excellent of humans!

Andi Oliver

Gamble has plenty of stories and tells them with an easy charm and warmth. Among his lively accounts of food-based capers that wouldn't be out of place in the Beano [there are] many funny observations.

The Times

A heart-warming memoir about the joy of eating.

My Weekly

Funny as hell. Ed's love of food is absolutely infectious.

Claudia Winkleman

A cracking read.

Chris Evans

Bloody brilliant.

Alan Carr

An absolute joy and delight.

Zoe Ball

Ed Gamble just has funny written through his very core, like a stick of rock (he probably loves a stick of rock). This book is full of heart, empathy and it is of course crackling with his customary wit. It is all that you’d expect from this most excellent of humans!

Andi Oliver

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

Tom Kerridge

One of my favourite comics has now written an annoyingly great book.

Romesh Ranganathan

One of the funniest comedians in the world, Ed is only serious about one thing - dinners

Nish Kumar

This book made me laugh and then order an unholy amount of takeaway.

Greg Davies