30 Mar '12, 12pm

Need a good read to kickstart your weekend after the Hunger Games Frenzy? Why not try Chocolat by Joanne Harris?...

Greeted as "an amazement of riches ... few readers will be able to resist" by the New York Times, Chocolat is an enchanting novel about temptation, pleasure, and the ultimate folly of self-denial. The town of Lansquenet, solemnly preparing for Lent, is set astir when Vianne Rocher and her spirited daughter arrive on the heels of the carnival and open a chocolate shop across the square from the church. Vianne's uncanny ability to perceive her customers' private discontents and alleviate them with just the right chocolate treats quickly charms the villagers -- and enrages Pere Reynaud, the conservative local priest. Certain that only a witch could create such magical cures, Reynaud vows to block the chocolate festival Vianne plans for Easter Sunday and to run her out of town forever. Witch or not (she'll never tell), Vianne soon sparks a dramatic confrontation between those ...

Full article: http://opentrolley.com.sg/book_detail.aspx?ean=9780140282030

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