Bestselling novelist, Joanne Harris, will be talking about her latest novel ‘Peaches for Monsieur Le Cure’ at the Town Hall on Thursday May 24th at 7pm.
‘Peaches for Monsieur Le Cure’ completes the trilogy that started with ‘Chocolat’ (which was made into an Oscar-nominated film starring Johnny Depp and Juliette Binoche) and ‘The Lollipop Shoes’. As well as ‘Chocolat’ Joanne Harris has written thirteen books of fiction including ‘Blue-eyed Boy’, ‘Blackberry Wine’, ‘Coastliners ‘ and ‘Five Quarters of the Orange’. She has also written two books on french cooking: ‘The French Kitchen and ‘The French Market’.
Come along to listen to Joanne talk about her latest novel in the Corn Exchange . There will be books there on the night for her to sign (and also plenty available in our shop in the run-up to the event incase you would like to try or revisit her work). Tickets are £5 from the bookshop (redeemable against ‘Peaches..’ on the night).
About the book:
It isn’t often you receive a letter from the dead. When Vianne Rocher receives a letter from beyond the grave, she has no choice but to follow the wind that blows her back to Lansquenet, the village in which eight years ago, she opened up a chocolate shop. But returning to her old home, Vianne is completely unprepared for what she is to find there.
Women veiled in black, the scent of spices and peppermint tea – and there, on the bank of the river Tannes, facing the church, a minaret...
For more information on Joanne Harris and her latest book visit her website: http://www.joanne-harris.co.uk/