REALITY. This is what the book slaps you with when you open it up: not some sylvan idyll, but a monochromatic, brutally hot interlude of spattered animal fat and suburban ennui. For God's sake, man, roll up your sleeves!
Ah, but what are they cooking? One of the world's prized food-feasts.
We'll take their word for that.
This peculiar illustration seems to indicate you're not just cooking any frog's legs, but Overly Dramatic Frogs. And you'll be serving them with a scoop of vanilla, too.