Book Reviews of Gabriela, Clove and Cinnamon

Gabriela, Clove and Cinnamon
Gabriela Clove and Cinnamon
Author: Jorge Amado
ISBN-13: 9780380012053
ISBN-10: 0380012057
Publication Date: 3/1/1982
Pages: 512
Rating:
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.
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3.8 stars, based on 9 ratings
Publisher: Avon
Book Type: Paperback
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Excellent story--by the author of Dona Flor and Her Two Husbands
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Set in Brazil, this novel focuses on a peasant girl who becomes the chef in a cafe, transforming it into a prosperous business while she becomes the most sought after woman in the area-and her boss the one who is the most obsessed with her.
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Delightful. Wonderful protrayal of a village and its people, their needs, desires, understandings and manipulations of each other. Recommended.
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So well written and evocative. If it wasn't so long, I'd read it again, but I have many more things to get through on my book shelf.
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He marveled that such beauty could have been hidden under the dust. Her shapely arm fallen, a smile on her brown face--she looked like a painting.