The Strawberry Thief

The Strawberry Thief

The compelling new novel from the author of the bestselling Chocolat.

Vianne Rocher has settled down. Lansquenet-sous-Tannes, the place that once rejected her, has finally become her home. With Rosette, her 'special' child, she runs her chocolate shop in the square, talks to her friends on the river, is part of the community. Even Reynaud, the priest, has become a friend.

But when old Narcisse, the florist, dies, leaving a parcel of land to Rosette and a written confession to Reynaud, the life of the sleepy village is once more thrown into disarray. The arrival of Narcisse's relatives, the departure of an old friend and the opening of a mysterious new shop in the place of the florist's across the square - one that mirrors the chocolaterie, and has a strange appeal of its own - all seem to herald some kind of change: a confrontation, a turbulence - even, perhaps, a murder...

Title:The Strawberry Thief
Edition Language:English
ISBN:9781409170754
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    The Strawberry Thief Reviews

  • Paromjit

    Joanne Harris takes the reader back to Lansquenet-sous-Tannes, and the now accepted chocolatier, Vianne Rocher, continuing to practice her own brand of chocolate magic. How things have changed, even F...

  • Phrynne

    It has been a very long time coming but this is apparently the final book in the Chocolat series. It is a beautiful book, right from that gorgeous cover, through the perfectly written text, to the tot...

  • Margitte

    Nope.There's a literary Holocaust-fatigue doing the rounds lately, and for me personally, there's a radical feminist-fatigue thrown in. Oprah got me into it, and Hillary Clinton got me out of it. With...

  • Molly

    *SPOILERS!* As much as I wanted to love the final instalment of Chocolat, The Strawberry Thief simply lacked the magic that it’s predecessors had, and if I’m honest I was left wishing that Joanne ...

  • Lynn Williams

    https://lynns-books.com/2019/03/18/th...Once upon a time there was a book that thought it was a regular story, it wrapped itself up in strangeness and fantasy and grew into a remarkable tale, a fairyt...

  • Debbie Zapata

    Nov 24, 11am ~~ Review asap.Nov 24, 1115pm ~~ This 2019 book is the fourth that features the characters from 1999's Chocolat. I have just read the books in order one right after the other, and I must ...

  • Ceecee

    Joanne Harris is an enchantress with words. She never fails to enchant me and whenever I finish her wonderful books it is with a deep sign of regret that the book is finished but also with satisfactio...

  • Nat K

    I bought this at lunchtime! Very exciting 💗...

  • Lou

    Many ardent fans of Harris's have been awaiting a new novel from her for quite some time and what a spellbinding read it is. We return to Lansquenet-sous-Tannes to visit protagonist Vianne who has eve...

  • Thebooktrail

    Visit the locations in the novelWhat more is there to love than a book by the wonderful writer Joanne Harris, Chocolat  and Strawberries! Take all three ingredients, add a dash of Harris magic and yo...