Eggs or Anarchy

Eggs or Anarchy

The Remarkable Story of the Man Tasked with the Impossible: To Feed a Nation at War

Hardback366pp Illustrated232x153mm

9781471151057     Product Code: 508824


Battling unscrupulous dealers, blockades and sinking ships, Minister for Food Lord Woolton was tasked with feeding the nation during the Second World War. Despite Churchill’s misgivings, Woolton – a working-class boy turned business tycoon – rose to the challenge, making a huge contribution to the war effort and improving the health of the nation to boot. Award-winning food writer William Sitwell draws on personal letters and diaries to reveal this previously untold story.

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