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Like Water for Chocolate

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With more than two million copies in print, this beloved novel has become a treasured part of America's literary memory. Now, for the first time, ... Show synopsis

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Overall customer rating: 4.667
Andrea S

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by Andrea S on Nov 4, 2010

Book in good condition and was a great price! The book is an old favorite so I was looking to relace my old tattered version. I love the flow of the book. The receipes help break of the text but also help make connections with the reader. Not to mention that they are pretty tasty:)

cmpty

Steamy!

by cmpty on Aug 14, 2008

Good examples of using food to describe a forbidden relationship.

BookPirate

Lick the Spoon, Buckos, It's That Good

by BookPirate on Nov 15, 2007

This was a great book, delicious and sumptuous to the last page. A woman, who is pressed into submission by her dictator-like mother, is forbidden to marry the man she loves. He in turn marries her older sister to be closer to her. The kitchen is our heroine?s workshop. Whatever she is feeling gets swept up into the meal she is making, affecting those who eat it. The lust she feels claims her younger sister, the sorrow inside her crushes her family to tears. Each chapter walks you through the recipes that are created during the story. This was a grand book with a magical realism for spice.

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