A NoveleBook - 2000
A young widow opens a chocolate shop in a French village, transforming its normally austere inhabitants into unabashed sensualists. The event coincides with Lent, and the villagers' rejection of traditional self-denial angers the parish priest who declares war. A first novel.
Publisher: New York, NY : Penguin Books, 2000, c1999
Characteristics: 1 online resource (306 p.)