'Chocolat was a hard act to follow but Harris has managed it in style' DAILY EXPRESS
THE SECOND NOVEL IN THE BELOVED CHOCOLAT SERIES
'Who died?' I said. 'Or is it a secret?'
'My mother, Vianne Rocher.'
Seeking refuge and anonymity in the cobbled streets of Montmartre, Yanne and her two daughters live peacefully, if not happily, above their little chocolate shop. Nothing unusual marks them out; no red sachets hang by the door.The wind has stopped - at least for a while. Then into their lives blows Zozie de l'Alba, the lady with the lollipop shoes - ruthless, devious and seductive.
With everything she loves at stake, Yanne must face a difficult choice; to flee, as she has done so many times before, or to confront her most dangerous enemy...
'A delicious urban fairytale, where killer shoes and Aztec myths battle it out with true love and the seductive power of chocolate' DAILY MAIL
'This is Harris's best novel to date' FINANCIAL TIMES MAGAZINE
Chocolat was a hard act to follow but Harris has managed it in style
If Joanne Harris didn't exist, someone would have to invent her
Harris is as good at portraying the agonies of motherhood as she is at evoking the scent of bitter chocolate laced with cinnamon and chilli
This is Harris's best novel to date
A delicious urban fairytale, where killer shoes and Aztec myths battle it out with true love and the seductive power of chocolate