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

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Publisher's Synopsis

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.

Book information

ISBN: 9780552771887
Publisher: Transworld
Imprint: Black Swan
Pub date:
DEWEY: 951.00420092
DEWEY edition: 22
Language: English
Number of pages: 399
Weight: 273g
Height: 197mm
Width: 129mm
Spine width: 26mm