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The Discovery of Chocolate

£9.99

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Signed by the author.

A wonderfully inventive and entertaining journey through time and the history of chocolate!

The Discovery of Chocolate is a fabulous tale, as rich and exotic as the gorgeous creation that Diego de Godoy first discovers when he arrives in Mexico with Cortes and his conquistadors.

Diego arrives in the New World in search of treasure. What he finds is love, and chocolate, and an elixir of life. Separated from his lover, he must wander the world, and the centuries, in search of the fulfillment that he first knew in Mexico.

In a series of dramatic episodes that are evocative, witty and thought-provoking, from revolutionary Paris to Freud's Vienna, Fry's Bristol and Hershey's Pittsburgh, Diego and his ever-faithful greyhound, Pedro, seek the perfection of chocolate and the meaning of life.

Small tear on front dust cover (pictured), but otherwise very good condition.

Item details

Author(s):
James Runcie
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
14cm x 20cm x 3cm
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
000710782X
ISBN-13:
9780007107827
Number of pages:
250
Publisher:
HarperCollins

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About this item

Signed by the author.

A wonderfully inventive and entertaining journey through time and the history of chocolate!

The Discovery of Chocolate is a fabulous tale, as rich and exotic as the gorgeous creation that Diego de Godoy first discovers when he arrives in Mexico with Cortes and his conquistadors.

Diego arrives in the New World in search of treasure. What he finds is love, and chocolate, and an elixir of life. Separated from his lover, he must wander the world, and the centuries, in search of the fulfillment that he first knew in Mexico.

In a series of dramatic episodes that are evocative, witty and thought-provoking, from revolutionary Paris to Freud's Vienna, Fry's Bristol and Hershey's Pittsburgh, Diego and his ever-faithful greyhound, Pedro, seek the perfection of chocolate and the meaning of life.

Small tear on front dust cover (pictured), but otherwise very good condition.

Author(s):
James Runcie
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
14cm x 20cm x 3cm
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
000710782X
ISBN-13:
9780007107827
Number of pages:
250
Publisher:
HarperCollins

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