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You will love Like Water For Chocolate if you are a fan of magical realism and romance. The book intertwines Mexican tradition, vivid and sensory writing, recipes, humor and emotions to deliver a compelling story of love, sacrifice and family. You will be left charmed, touched, and wishing that you could taste the magical recipes the protagonist, Tita, conjures up.

Riley is your virtual thrift companion, and here to help you find your next favourite read. You can also find in-stock similar reads linked by topic and genre here!

THE INTOXICATING INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER ABOUT LOVE, COOKING AND MAGIC. PERFECT FOR FANS OF JOANNE HARRIS AND ISABEL ALLENDE.

'This magical, mythical, moving story of love, sacrifice and summering sensuality is something I will savour for a long time' MAUREEN LIPMAN

Like Water For Chocolate tells the captivating story of the De la Garza family. As the youngest daughter, Tita is forbidden by Mexican tradition to marry. Instead, she pours all of her emotions into her delicious recipes, which she shares with readers along the way.When Tita falls in love with Pedro, he is seduced by the magical food she cooks. Unfortunately, he's married to her sister...

Filled with recipes, longing and bittersweet humour, this charming story of one family's life in turn-of-the-century Mexico has captivated readers all over the world and was made into an award-winning film.

'A joy... Has an energetic charm that's quite impossible to resist' LITERARY REVIEW

'An epic love story with recipes and a sprinkling of magical realism' WASHINGTON POST

'Enchanting...an open-eyed fairy story complete with ugly sister' BARBARA TRAPIDO

'A Mexican culinary romance to make the mouth water' SHE

'Ingenious' INDEPENDENT


Author: Laura Esquivel
Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 224
Publisher: Transworld s Ltd
Publication Date: 18 Oct 1996
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Like Water For Chocolate : No.1 international bestseller

ISBN: 9780552995870
Estimated First-hand Retail Price: $15.88
Author: Laura Esquivel
Date of Publication: 1996-10-18
Format: Paperback
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You will love Like Water For Chocolate if you are a fan of magical realism and romance. The book intertwines Mexican tradition, vivid and sensory writing, recipes, humor and emotions to deliver a compelling story of love, sacrifice and family. You will be left charmed, touched, and wishing that you could taste the magical recipes the protagonist, Tita, conjures up.

Riley is your virtual thrift companion, and here to help you find your next favourite read. You can also find in-stock similar reads linked by topic and genre here!

THE INTOXICATING INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER ABOUT LOVE, COOKING AND MAGIC. PERFECT FOR FANS OF JOANNE HARRIS AND ISABEL ALLENDE.

'This magical, mythical, moving story of love, sacrifice and summering sensuality is something I will savour for a long time' MAUREEN LIPMAN

Like Water For Chocolate tells the captivating story of the De la Garza family. As the youngest daughter, Tita is forbidden by Mexican tradition to marry. Instead, she pours all of her emotions into her delicious recipes, which she shares with readers along the way.When Tita falls in love with Pedro, he is seduced by the magical food she cooks. Unfortunately, he's married to her sister...

Filled with recipes, longing and bittersweet humour, this charming story of one family's life in turn-of-the-century Mexico has captivated readers all over the world and was made into an award-winning film.

'A joy... Has an energetic charm that's quite impossible to resist' LITERARY REVIEW

'An epic love story with recipes and a sprinkling of magical realism' WASHINGTON POST

'Enchanting...an open-eyed fairy story complete with ugly sister' BARBARA TRAPIDO

'A Mexican culinary romance to make the mouth water' SHE

'Ingenious' INDEPENDENT


Author: Laura Esquivel
Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 224
Publisher: Transworld s Ltd
Publication Date: 18 Oct 1996