, – asks Stephenesque and offers some items for lunch menu:
Anthony Powell: twelve course chef’s special
Mark Twain: mixed bean salad
Evelyn Waugh: two bananas
Cicero: frankly I’d rather starve than read Cicero at lunch.
His learned readers continue:
J.K.Rowling: lemonade and a cyanide capsule.
Nikolai Gogol: a cucumber and a glass of vodka.
Samuel Beckett: a pebble.
Ernest Hemingway: Rump steak of lion, & hippopotamus knuckles. Warm beer chaser.