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The Food of Love Laura's Story by Prue Leith
  

The Food of Love Laura's Story

Sagas and Romance   Family Drama   

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The first instalment of an epic multi-generational saga about an Anglo-Italian family that founds a restaurant dynasty by award-winning restaurateur Prue Leith. From Cotswolds farmland to London fish markets, society ballrooms to icy gutters, this is a tale of prejudice and ambition, power and passion, and one couple's struggle to overcome all obstacles and carve out a life of their own.

If you like Prue Leith you might also like to read books by Joanna Trollope, Clare Chambers and Elizabeth Buchanan.

Synopsis

The Food of Love Laura's Story by Prue Leith

A proud family. World War 2 is not yet over. Snubbed by aristocratic neighbour Lord Frampton at a coming-of-age ball, Donald Oliver dreams of the day he'll have his vengeance. A wild daughter. Laura Oliver, beautiful and tempestuous, falls in love with Giovanni, an Italian ex-prisoner-of-war, now a humble cook. Disdaining her father's snobbishness - and his wrath - the couple flee to London. A desperate hope. Giovanni and Laura arrive to a city that has not yet re-awoken after the traumas of war. Facing destitution, only their love for one another and their dream of opening a restaurant business keeps them going.

About the Author

Prue Leith

As a cook, restaurateur, food writer and business woman, Prue Leith has played a key role in the revolution of Britain’s eating habits since the Sixties. In 1995, having published twelve cookbooks, she gave up writing about food to concentrate on fiction. She has published five novels, the latest of which is A Serving of Scandal. Prue lives in Notting Hill, London and Moreton-in-Marsh, Gloucestershire.

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Publication date

30th November 1999

Author

Prue Leith

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Hardback

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Sagas and Romance
Family Drama


ISBN

9781784290689

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