When I started looking for literature about eating oysters, I soon realized many authors have written about the topic.
This suggests that there’s something about the experience that motivates writers to capture it in words. Different writers have different perspectives, I can see that, and it will take some time to figure out just what makes oysters a meaningful experience for so many people.
But for now, here’s a small local investigation. I live in a charming seaside village called Emu Park. It’s a quiet place, but in earlier days, it was a popular resort, where people came to escape the rigid demands of everyday life.