Joanne Harris



(Chocolat 1)


'A feel-good book of the first order. One to curl up with... Read it' OBSERVER

In the small French village of Lansquenet, nothing much has changed in a hundred years. Then an exotic stranger, Vianne Rocher, blows in on the changing wind with her small daughter, and opens a chocolate boutique directly opposite the church. Soon the villagers cannot keep away, for Vianne can divine their most hidden desires.

But it's the beginning of Lent, the season of abstinence, and Father Reynaud denounces her as a serious moral danger to his flock. Perhaps even a witch...

'Sensuous and thought-provoking... subtle and brilliant' DAILY TELEGRAPH

'Is this the best book ever written? Truly excellent' LITERARY REVIEW

'Moody and atmospheric... a richly textured tale' INDEPENDENT

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