Five Quarters Of The Orange
Beyond the main street of Les Laveuses runs the Loire, smooth and brown as a sunning snake - but hiding a deadly undertow beneath its moving surface. This is where Framboise, a secretive widow, plies her culinary trade at the crêperie - and lets her memory play strange games.
As her nephew attempts to exploit the growing success of the country recipes Framboise has inherited from her mother, a woman remembered with contempt by the villagers, memories of a disturbed childhood during the German Occupation flood back, and expose a past full of betrayal, blackmail and lies.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - LauGal - LibraryThing
My first book by this author. I love her writing style! I don't normally read abt France or WWII but this book was exceptional!The story builds slowly with small hints of what may come.The last 40 pages were page turners,impossible to put down. Can't wait to read Coastliners! Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - ChristineEllei - LibraryThing
Framboise Dartigan is the proprietess of a small town café in France. She is now 60 years old and back on her family farm, using her mother’s recipes; the only thing left to her belonging to her ... Read full review