'You've never seen anything like that, have you?' says Chantal, fiercely and almost triumphantly.
Trained as a pharmacist, Parmentier served in the army during the Seven Years’ War and was captured by the Prussians—five times. During his multiple prison stints he ate little but potatoes, a diet that kept him in good health. His surprise at this outcome led Parmentier to become a pioneering nutritional chemist after the war ended, in 1763; he devoted the rest of his life to promulgating S. tuberosum .
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New Worlds author Thomas Disch would not earn better quotes from Budrys in the December 1966 review for his "ineptly written" The Genocide , a work of "unrelieved trash" which was filled with a horde of "dumb, resigned victims."
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