The Lollipop Shoes (Chocolat 2)

The Lollipop Shoes (Chocolat 2)

the delightful bestselling sequel to Chocolat, from international multi-million copy seller Joanne Harris

Summary

The Lollipop Shoes picks up the story of Vianne and her daughters and takes us on a magical and spellbinding journey to Paris. Exquisitely written with the fluid and beautiful prose we expect from Joanne Harris, it's a wonderful and captivating read, full of flavours, tastes and fragrances. You'll need to pace yourself to stop yourself from devouring it all at once!

'Chocolat was a hard act to follow but Harris has managed it in style'
-- DAILY EXPRESS
'A delicious urban fairytale, where killer shoes and Aztec myths battle it out with true love and the seductive power of chocolate' -- DAILY MAIL
'A cracking and spellbinding story' -- ***** Reader review
'Loved this book so much!' -- ***** Reader review
'From the first page it captivates and holds you hostage' -- ***** Reader review
'Magical and mesmerising' -- ***** Reader review
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'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...

Herself.


The Lollipop Shoes
follows on from Chocolat. The story continues in Peaches for Monsieur le Curé and The Strawberry Thief.

Reviews

  • A delicious urban fairytale, where killer shoes and Aztec myths battle it out with true love and the seductive power of chocolate
    DAILY MAIL

About the author

Joanne Harris

Joanne Harris's Whitbread-shortlisted Chocolat was made into an Oscar-nominated film starring Juliette Binoche and Johnny Depp. She is the author of many other bestselling novels, including Lollipop Shoes, Peaches for Monsieur le Curé, and The Strawberry Thief, all also featuring Vianne Rocher. She has also written acclaimed novels in such diverse genres as fantasy based on Norse myth (Runemarks, Runelight, The Gospel of Loki), and the Malbry cycle of dark psychological thrillers (Gentlemen & Players, Blueeyedboy, and Different Class).

Born in Barnsley, of an English father and a French mother, she spent fifteen years as a teacher before (somewhat reluctantly) becoming a full-time writer. In 2013, she was awarded an MBE. She lives in Yorkshire, plays bass and flute in a band first formed when she was sixteen, and works in a shed in her garden.
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