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Like Water For Chocolate

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Like Water For Chocolate by Laura Esquivel
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The number one bestseller in Mexico for almost two years, and subsequently a bestseller around the world, Like Water For Chocolate is a romantic, poignant tale, touched with moments of magic, graphic earthiness and bittersweet wit. A sumptuous feast of a novel, it relates the bizarre history of the all-female De La Garza family. Tita, the youngest daughter of the house, has been forbidden to marry, condemned by Mexican tradition to look after her mother until she dies. But Tita falls in love with Pedro, and in desperation he marries her sister Rosaura so that he can stay close to her. For the next 22 years Tita and Pedro are forced to circle each other in unconsummated passion. Only a freakish chain of tragedies, bad luck and fate finally reunite them against all the odds.

Author Biography

Laura Esquivel is one of Mexico's most celebrated writers. She now divides her time between Mexico City and New York. Originally a screenwriter, she wrote the script for the award-winning film of her first book, Like Water for Chocolate. Her other novels are Swift as Desire, The Law of Love and Malinche.
Release date NZ
January 1st, 1993
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Imprint
Black Swan
Pages
224
Dimensions
127x198x17
ISBN-13
9780552995870
Product ID
1673352

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