Lilla's Feast

Lilla's Feast A True Story of Love, War and a Passion for Food

Paperback (16 Feb 2006) | English

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Lilla Eckford, interned in a Japanese civilian camp in China during the second world war after an extraordinary early life,passed her time by compiling a book about the joys of food.Thisprecious cookery book, now in the possession of the ImperialWarMuseum, inspired Lilla's great-granddaughter, Frances Osborne, to investigate her enthralling story.

Lilla's Feast spans the world from China to India and finally to England over a hundred years, and blends together personal history, world events, period atmosphere and family anecdotes into a brilliantly vibrant and poignant story.

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Black Swan

Black Swan

Black Swan is an imprint of Transworld Publishers and publishes bestselling authors such as Bill Bryson, Sophie Kinsella, Kate Atkinson and Joanne Harris in paperback.

Book information

ISBN: 9780552771887
Publisher: Transworld
Imprint: Black Swan
Pub date:
DEWEY: 951.00420092
DEWEY edition: 22
Language: English
Number of pages: 399
Weight: 282g
Height: 197mm
Width: 129mm
Spine width: 26mm