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Can You Guess Which Books Inspired These Fictitious Food Scenes?

Photographer Dinah Fried uses delicious descriptions of food from popular literature to create scenes for her Fictitious Dishes collection. Can you guess which books inspired these photographs?

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    "Pride and Prejudice" by Jane Austen
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    "The Great Gatsby" by F. Scott Fitzgerald
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    "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland" by Lewis Carroll
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    Excerpt from "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland":

    "There was a table set out under a tree in front of the house, and the March Hare and the Hatter were having tea at it ..."

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    "Heidi" by Johanna Spyri
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    "Little Women" by Louisa May Alcott
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    "The Scarlet Letter" by Nathaniel Hawthorne
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    Excerpt from "Heidi":

    "The kettle soon began to boil, and meanwhile the old man held a large piece of cheese on a long iron fork over the fire, turning it round and round till it was toasted a nice golden yellow color on each side."

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    "Robinson Crusoe" by Daniel Defoe
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    "Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea" by Jules Verne
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    "Moby Dick" by Herman Melville
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    Excerpt from "Moby Dick":

    "It was made of small juicy clams, scarcely bigger than hazel nuts, mixed with pounded ship biscuit, and salted pork cut up into little flakes; the whole enriched with butter, and plentifully seasoned with pepper and salt."

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    "Oliver Twist" by Charles Dickens
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    "A Tale of Two Cities" by Charles Dickens
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    "A Christmas Carol" by Charles Dickens
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    Excerpt from "Oliver Twist":

    "The gruel disappeared; the boys whispered each other, and winked at Oliver; while his next neighbors nudged him. Child as he was, he was desperate with hunger, and reckless with misery."

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    "Breakfast of Champions" by Kurt Vonnegut
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    "On the Road" by Jack Kerouac
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    "Lolita" by Vladimir Nabokov
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    Excerpt from "On the Road":

    "I ate apple pie and ice cream — it was getting better as I got deeper into Iowa, the pie bigger, the ice cream richer."

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    "Swann's Way" by Marcel Proust
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    "The Picture of Dorian Gray" by Oscar Wilde
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    "The Secret Garden" by Frances Hodgson Burnett
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    Excerpt from "Swann's Way":

    "She sent out for one of those short, plump little cakes called petites madeleines, which look as though they had been moulded in the fluted scallop of a pilgrim's shell."

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    "Breakfast at Tiffany's" by Truman Capote
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    "The Bell Jar" by Sylvia Plath
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    "Mrs. Dalloway" by Virginia Woolf
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    Excerpt from "The Bell Jar"

    "Then I tackled the avocado and crabmeat salad. Avocados are my favorite fruit. Every Sunday my grandfather used to bring me an avocado pear hidden at the bottom of his briefcase under six soiled shirts and the Sunday comics."

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    "The Grapes of Wrath" by John Steinbeck
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    "In Cold Blood" by Truman Capote
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    "The Catcher in the Rye" by J. D. Salinger
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    Excerpt from "The Catcher in the Rye":

    "After I had left the skating rink I went to a drugstore and had a Swiss cheese sandwich and a malted milk."

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    "One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest" by Ken Kesey
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    "To Kill a Mockingbird" by Harper Lee
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    "The Color Purple" by Alice Walker
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    Excerpt from "To Kill a Mockingbird":

    "The kitchen table was loaded with enough food to bury the family: hunks of ... tomatoes, beans, even scuppernongs."

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    "Never Let Me Go" by Kazuo Ishiguro
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    "Brave New World" by Aldous Huxley
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    "The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo" by Stieg Larsson
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    Excerpt from "The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo":

    "Then he made himself lunch, which consisted of coffee and open sandwiches, and sat in the garden, where he was typing up the notes of his conversation with Pastor Falk."

 
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