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 Named After A Raspberry Liqueur,
Plies Her Culinary Trade At The Crêperie - And Lets Memory Play Strange
Games.Into This World Comes The Threat Of Revelation As Framboise S Nephew
A Profiteering Parisian Attempts To Exploit The Growing Success Of The
Country Recipes She Has Inherited From Her Mother, A Woman Remembered With
Contempt By The Villagers Of Les Laveuses. As The Spilt Blood Of A Tragic
Wartime Childhood Flows Again, Exposure Beckons For Framboise, The Widow
With An Invented Past.Joanne Harris Has Looked Behind The Drawn Shutters Of
Occupied France To Illuminate The Pain, Delight And Loss Of A Life Changed
For Ever By The Uncertainties And Betrayals Of War.

Joanne Harris—Five Quarters Of The Orange

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