Like Water For Chocolate

Like Water For Chocolate by Laura Esquivel
ISBN
9780552995870
Published
Released
01 / 01 / 1993
Binding
Paperback
Pages
224
Dimensions
127 x 198 x 17mm

A Novel in Monthly Instalments with Recipes, Romances and Home Remedies.

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 odds.

Now a major film directed by Alfonso Arau.
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A Novel in Monthly Instalments with Recipes, Romances and Home Remedies.

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 odds.

Now a major film directed by Alfonso Arau.
ISBN:
9780552995870
Publication Date:
01 / 01 / 1993
Pages:
224
Dimensions:
127 x 198 x 17mm

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