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Chocolat

By: Joanne Harris
Published: 1999
Pages: 306
Total Copies: 15
Genre: Fiction | Love & Romance | Magical Realism | Historical Fiction | Regional, FranceBooks About Food | Books Made Into Movies


Description:  In tiny Lansquenet, where nothing much has changed in a hundred years, beautiful newcomer Vianne Rocher and her exquisite chocolate shop arrive and instantly begin to play havoc with Lenten vows. Each box of luscious bonbons comes with a free gift: Vianne’s uncanny perception of its buyer’s private discontents and a clever, caring cure for them. Is she a witch? Soon the parish no longer cares, as it abandons itself to temptation, happiness, and a dramatic face-off between Easter solemnity and the pagan gaiety of a chocolate festival.

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