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The Mistress of Spices  Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni  Taschenbuch  Englisch  1998 - Divakaruni, Chitra Banerjee
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The Mistress of Spices Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni Taschenbuch Englisch 1998 - Paperback

1998, ISBN: 9780552996709

[ED: Taschenbuch], [PU: Transworld Publ. Ltd UK], Tilo, an immigrant from India, runs an Indian spice shop in Oakland, California. While she dispenses the classic ingredients for curries and kormas, she also helps her customers to gain a more precious commodity: whatever they most desire. For Tilo is a Mistress of Spices, a priestess of the secret, magical powers of spices.Through those who visit and revisit her shop - Ahuja's wife, caught in an unhappy, abusive marriage Jagjit, the victim of racist attacks at school the noisy bougainvillaea girls, rejecting the strict upbringing of their tradition-bound Indian parents Haroun who drives a taxi and dreams the American dream - we get a glimpse into the life of the local Indian expatriate community. To each Tilo dispenses wisdom and the appropriate spice: coriander for sight turmeric to erase wrinkles cinnamon for finding friends fenugreek to make a rejected wife desirable again chillies for the cleansing of evil. But when a lonely American comes into the store, a troubled Tilo cannot find the right spice, for he arouses in her a forbidden desire, and following her own desires will destroy her magical powers.Compelling and lyrical, full of heady scents and with more than a touch of humour, this novel explores the clash between East and West even as it unveils the universal mysteries of the human heart., DE, [SC: 2.90], Neuware, gewerbliches Angebot, 317, [GW: 238g], sofortueberweisung.de, PayPal, Banküberweisung

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The Mistress of Spices Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni Taschenbuch Englisch 1998 - Paperback

1998, ISBN: 9780552996709

[ED: Taschenbuch], [PU: Transworld Publ. Ltd UK], Tilo, an immigrant from India, runs an Indian spice shop in Oakland, California. While she dispenses the classic ingredients for curries and kormas, she also helps her customers to gain a more precious commodity: whatever they most desire. For Tilo is a Mistress of Spices, a priestess of the secret, magical powers of spices.Through those who visit and revisit her shop - Ahuja's wife, caught in an unhappy, abusive marriage Jagjit, the victim of racist attacks at school the noisy bougainvillaea girls, rejecting the strict upbringing of their tradition-bound Indian parents Haroun who drives a taxi and dreams the American dream - we get a glimpse into the life of the local Indian expatriate community. To each Tilo dispenses wisdom and the appropriate spice: coriander for sight turmeric to erase wrinkles cinnamon for finding friends fenugreek to make a rejected wife desirable again chillies for the cleansing of evil. But when a lonely American comes into the store, a troubled Tilo cannot find the right spice, for he arouses in her a forbidden desire, and following her own desires will destroy her magical powers.Compelling and lyrical, full of heady scents and with more than a touch of humour, this novel explores the clash between East and West even as it unveils the universal mysteries of the human heart., DE, [SC: 0.00], Neuware, gewerbliches Angebot, 317, [GW: 238g], sofortueberweisung.de, PayPal, Banküberweisung

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The Mistress of Spices Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni Taschenbuch Englisch 1998 - Paperback

1998, ISBN: 9780552996709

[ED: Taschenbuch], [PU: Transworld Publ. Ltd UK], _______________________________SHORTLISTED FOR THE WOMEN'S PRIZE FOR FICTION'A dazzling tale... woven with poetry and storyteller magic.' AMY TANTilo, an immigrant from India, runs a spice shop in Oakland, California. While she supplies the ingredients for curries and kormas, she also dispenses wisdom and the appropriate spice: for Tilo is a Mistress of Spices, a priestess of the secret magical powers of spices.To those who visit her shop, Tilo prescribes coriander for the restoration of sight, chili for the cleansing of evil, fenugreek for the pain of rejection. But when a lonely American ventures into the store, a troubled Tilo cannot find the correct spice, for he arouses in her a forbidden desire - which if she follows will destroy her magical powers.Compelling and lyrical, full of heady scents and with more than a touch of humour, this novel explores the clash between East and West even as it unveils the universal mysteries of the human heart.'[I] felt excited and empowered by the way she used words' NAOMI ALDERMAN, author of THE POWER'Unusual, clever, and often exquisite' LA Times_______________________________, DE, [SC: 0.00], Neuware, gewerbliches Angebot, 317, [GW: 238g], sofortueberweisung.de, PayPal, Banküberweisung

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The Mistress Of Spices: Shortlisted for the Women's Prize (Paperback) - Chitra Divakaruni
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[EAN: 9780552996709], Neubuch, [PU: Transworld Publishers Ltd, United Kingdom], Fiction|General, Language: English. Brand new Book. _______________________________SHORTLISTED FOR THE WOMEN'S PRIZE FOR FICTION'A dazzling tale. woven with poetry and storyteller magic.' AMY TANTilo, an immigrant from India, runs a spice shop in Oakland, California. While she supplies the ingredients for curries and kormas, she also dispenses wisdom and the appropriate spice: for Tilo is a Mistress of Spices, a priestess of the secret magical powers of spices.To those who visit her shop, Tilo prescribes coriander for the restoration of sight, chili for the cleansing of evil, fenugreek for the pain of rejection. But when a lonely American ventures into the store, a troubled Tilo cannot find the correct spice, for he arouses in her a forbidden desire - which if she follows will destroy her magical pelling and lyrical, full of heady scents and with more than a touch of humour, this novel explores the clash between East and West even as it unveils the universal mysteries of the human heart.'[I] felt excited and empowered by the way she used words' NAOMI ALDERMAN, author of THE POWER'Unusual, clever, and often exquisite' LA Times_______________________________

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_______________________________ SHORTLISTED FOR THE WOMEN'S PRIZE FOR FICTION 'A dazzling tale... woven with poetry and storyteller magic.' AMY TAN Tilo, an immigrant from India, runs a spice shop in Oakland, California. While she supplies the ingredients for curries and kormas, she also dispenses wisdom and the appropriate spice: for Tilo is a Mistress of Spices, a priestess of the secret magical powers of spices. To those who visit her shop, Tilo prescribes coriander for the restoration of sight, chili for the cleansing of evil, fenugreek for the pain of rejection. But when a lonely American ventures into the store, a troubled Tilo cannot find the correct spice, for he arouses in her a forbidden desire - which if she follows will destroy her magical powers. Compelling and lyrical, full of heady scents and with more than a touch of humour, this novel explores the clash between East and West even as it unveils the universal mysteries of the human heart. '[I] felt excited and empowered by the way she used words' NAOMI ALDERMAN, author of THE POWER 'Unusual, clever, and often exquisite' LA Times _______________________________ Books Chitra Divakaruni|Paperback|Transworld Publishers Ltd|05/02/1998, Transworld Publishers Ltd

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The Mistress of Spices

"A dazzling tale of misbegotten dreams and desires, hopes and expectations, woven with poetry and storyteller magic" Amy Tan. Beautifully written tale centred around a Indian spice shop in Oakland. *Also appeared in October Buyer's Notes*

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EAN (ISBN-13): 9780552996709
ISBN (ISBN-10): 055299670X
Hardcover
Paperback
Publishing year: 1998
Publisher: Transworld Publ. Ltd UK
317 Pages
Weight: 0,224 kg
Language: eng/Englisch

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ISBN/EAN: 055299670X

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0-552-99670-X, 978-0-552-99670-9


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