Chocolat

by Joanne Harris | Women's Fiction |
ISBN: 0552998486 Global Overview for this book
Registered by CrazyTabasco of Tuttlingen, Baden-Württemberg Germany on 6/1/2005
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Journal Entry 1 by CrazyTabasco from Tuttlingen, Baden-Württemberg Germany on Wednesday, June 01, 2005
Book Description
Greeted as "an amazement of riches ... few readers will be able to resist" by The New York Times, Chocolat is an enchanting novel about a small French town turned upside down by the arrival of a bewitching chocolate confectioner, Vianne Rocher, and her spirited young daughter.

About the Author
Joanne Harris was born in her grandparents' candy shop in France and is the great-granddaughter of a woman known locally as a witch and a healer. Half-French, half-English, she teaches French at a school in Northern England.

Book details
Paperback: 320 pages; Publisher: Black Swan (1999); ISBN: 0552998486

Journal Entry 2 by CrazyTabasco from Tuttlingen, Baden-Württemberg Germany on Friday, August 19, 2005
I started an international BookRay with this book. You can join any time you want, just send me a PM.




BookRay participants:
1. CrazyTabasco (Germany)
2. asterw (Greece)
3. ISANDRE (Switzerland/France)
4. JohnnyDsgirl (Ireland)
5. seacloud49 (Germany)
6. Tammychi (Hawaii; USA)
7. Bast3 (California; USA)
8. Free release...

Released 14 yrs ago (8/29/2005 UTC) at BookRay in -- Per Post geschickt/ Persönlich weitergegeben --, Baden-Württemberg Germany

WILD RELEASE NOTES:

I'll send the book to asterw at Monday, the 29. August 2005. Enjoy it...

CU... CT

Journal Entry 4 by asterw from Athens - Αθήνα, Attica Greece on Tuesday, September 13, 2005
I picked it up today at the post office. I'll start it as soon as I finish the bookring I'm currently reading.

Thanks CrazyTabasco!

Journal Entry 5 by asterw from Athens - Αθήνα, Attica Greece on Friday, September 16, 2005
I finished reading the book this afternoon -it took me less than two days!

I really enjoyed it. I saw the film a few years ago, and usually when I like a film I also want to read the book. In that way, I get deeper into the story and I understand it better. This was true in this case too.

It is a very nice story, almost magical. Through Vianne's "intuition" you get to know better most of the people involved in the story. It just seemed to me that too many things and changes happened in too short time.

The only negative thing is that you're going to have a problem if you're on diet! I woke up this morning with the first rain of autumn... and the first thing I did was to prepare a hot, thick chocolate to drink! ;o)

Thanks CrazyTabasco for sharing this with us. I already have Isandre's address, so I'll mail the book to her on Monday.

Journal Entry 6 by asterw from Athens - Αθήνα, Attica Greece on Monday, September 19, 2005
Mailed today to Isandre.

Journal Entry 7 by ISANDRE from Prévessin-Moëns, Rhône-Alpes France on Tuesday, September 27, 2005
Thank you ! For the diet, I received today about for a French author, Serge Brussolo, about people making a very strange diet ! I will read both at the same time, and so I hope I won't take or lose to many pounds ;-)

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