Bitter Chocolate by Lesley Lokko
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Bitter Chocolate
By Lesley Lokko

Bitter Chocolate

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Bitter Chocolate by Lesley Lokko

Book Description

Three girls in search of a missing piece of their lives; three girls who will change their worlds to find it ...Laure, seventeen, beautiful and already abandoned twice in her young life. Once by the glamorous mother she can barely remember, a woman who brought shame on the St Lazare family name and fled to America; and then again by a handsome soldier who left her pregnant and alone, facing the wrath of her grandmother. Amelie, caught in a world where she's neither servant nor mistress, trapped between the St Lazare family she's always worked for and the simmering hostility of a country on the verge of meltdown. With a past she knows nothing about and no family of her own, she yearns to find a place that can be home. Melanie, the rock star's daughter who has everything money can buy except the love she craves. A daddy's girl caught in a whirl of damaging relationships, testing those closest to her. In one man she sees the chance to change her life for ever, but at what price? In a story that begins in the relentless heat of a Haitian summer and sweeps through the luxury of America's elite to the colourful chaos of East End London, BITTER CHOCOLATE is a glorious tale of the quest for love, marriage and finding a place to belong.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780752879284
ISBN-10: 0752879286
Format: Paperback
(197mm x 129mm x 37mm)
Pages: 592
Imprint: Orion (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd )
Publisher: Orion Publishing Co
Publish Date: 11-Dec-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Lesley Lokko

After various careers from cocktail waitress to kibbutz worker, Lesley Lokko trained as an architect, but always dreamt of writing. She lives in Johannesburg. Find out more at

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