Earthy, magical, and utterly charming, this tale of family life in tum-of-the-century Mexico became a bestselling phenomenon with its winning blend of poignant romance and bittersweet wit.
The number one bestseller in Mexico and America for
almost two years, and subsequently a bestseller around the world, Like Water for Chocolate is a romantic,
poignant tale, touched with moments of magic, graphic earthiness, bittersweet
A sumptuous feast of
a novel, it relates the bizarre history of the all-female De La Garza family.
Tita, the youngest daughter of the house, has been forbidden to marry,
condemned by Mexican tradition to look after her mother until she dies. But
Tita falls in love with Pedro, and he is seduced by the magical food she cooks.
In desperation, Pedro marries her sister Rosaura so that he can stay close to
her. For the next twenty-two years, Tita and Pedro are forced to circle each
other in unconsummated passion. Only a freakish chain of tragedies, bad luck,
and fate finally reunite them against all the odds. Download and start listening now!