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Chocolat (Digital audio player) - Community Reviews back

by Joanne Harris
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Murder by Death
Murder by Death rated it 4 years ago
I've seen the movie, of course, and I've eyed the book for years but never picked it up because... I've seen the movie. That inevitable moment when what happens in the movie diverts drastically from what happens in the book always ruins one or the other for me. Practical Magic, the book, suffered ...
TezMillerOz
TezMillerOz rated it 4 years ago
Dem
Dem rated it 5 years ago
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Lit Lovers Lane
Lit Lovers Lane rated it 5 years ago
How I got between its sheets: When a friend loaned me what I found out was a sequel to this book, simply had to purchase the first one with my persnickety self. What stimulated me: • The setting – provincial French village of Lansquenet and Vianne’s chocolate shop seem back in time and fairyt...
Bookworm Blurbs
Bookworm Blurbs rated it 5 years ago
Chocolat begins with the arrival in a tiny French village of Vianne Rocher, a single mother with a young daughter, on Shrove Tuesday. As the inhabitants of Lansquenet-sous-Tannes clear away the remains of the carnival which heralds the beginning of Lent, Vianne moves with her daughter into a disused...
I'm Reading...
I'm Reading... rated it 6 years ago
Andere meningen/besprekingen: Savidge Reads (in English: http://savidgereads.wordpress.com/2013/03/22/chocolat-joanne-harris/
Lisa (Harmony)
Lisa (Harmony) rated it 6 years ago
For most of the length of the book, this is a delicious confection. I loved the language, the style, the lushness of this book as a sensory experience. On Mardi Gras day of 1997, wanderer Vianne Rocher and her six-year old daughter Anouk Rocher "came on the wind of the carnival" into the small Frenc...
crstarlette
crstarlette rated it 6 years ago
There is a lot more going on in this novel than a simple "Catholics bad. Pagans good." theme that seems to offend readers so much that they miss everything else. Some subjects found in this story:letting go - of children as they grow up and of loved ones who diemoving on - from bad relationships and...
Olivia Smith... and her BookWorld
Olivia Smith... and her BookWorld rated it 7 years ago
Zum Inhalt: Zauber und Erregung ergreifen die Bewohner Lansquenets, als Vianne Rocher gleichsam aus dem Nichts in dem verträumten Dorf im Süden Frankreichs auftaucht. Die geheimnisvolle Fremde eröffnet Die Himmlische Praline, eine Chocolaterie der ganz besonderen Art - ausgerechnet zum Auftakt der F...
Thief of Camorr
Thief of Camorr rated it 7 years ago
I think I read this after seeing the movie, and loved the amount of description and depth. Though it is hard reading a book about food - it makes it unbearable if you can't get what they're talking about, or even something similar.
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