Like Water For Chocolate

by Laura Esquivel

Rating: 3 (12 votes)

Tags: Female author

Like Water for Chocolate

Description:
The Number One Bestseller In Mexico And America 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, Bittersweet Wit - And Recipes.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 He Is Seduced By The Magical Food She Cooks. In Desperation Pedro Marries Her Sister Rosaura So That He Can Stay Close To Her. For The Next Twenty-Two 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.

Reviews:

Read Around The World Challenge user profile avatar for Jess
(2 months ago)
24 Apr, 2024
if it wasn't for the bookclub i would've dnf'd this book. it started off strong but took a very weird and dark turn which made me hate the majority of the main characters. at the end i was just happy to be done with it and am NOT happy with the decisions tita has made throughout the book.

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