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Desire for Chocolate Care Santos

Desire for Chocolate By Care Santos

Desire for Chocolate by Care Santos


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Summary

In Desire for Chocolate, Care Santos takes us on a spellbinding journey, masterfully juxtaposing the destinies of her protagonists, chronicling the history of our favourite confection and exploring Europe's changing social norms. Luscious and addictive, this novel will delight the reader's senses from start to finish.

Desire for Chocolate Summary

Desire for Chocolate by Care Santos

Three women, three centuries and the same porcelain chocolate pot: Sara, the scion of a dynasty of chocolatiers from Barcelona, who prides herself on maintaining the family tradition; Aurora, the daughter of a nineteenth-century maidservant, for whom chocolate is a forbidden luxury; Mariana, the wife of a famous seventeenth-century chocolate manufacturer, an official purveyor to the French court and the inventor of a revolutionary chocolate mill.In Desire for Chocolate, Care Santos takes us on a spellbinding journey, masterfully juxtaposing the destinies of her protagonists, chronicling the history of our favourite confection and exploring Europe's changing social norms. Luscious and addictive, this novel will delight the reader's senses from start to finish.

About Care Santos

Care Santos studied Law before devoting herself to writing full-time. She is the multi-award-winning author of several books for children and novels, the last one of which is Desire for Chocolate, winner of the prestigious Ramon Llull Prize in 2014. Her work has been translated into over fifteen languages.

Additional information

GOR006908952
9781846883644
1846883644
Desire for Chocolate by Care Santos
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Alma Books Ltd
2015-06-15
340
N/A
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This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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