Participate in our legendary Monthly Reading Club on the last Friday of every month , where we have the pleasure of chatting about an immensity of quality books, accompanying the conversation with delicious tapas and wine, included in the quota. The November book is “Como agua para chocolate”, by Mexican Laura Esquivel. Do not miss it!
The participation fee includes tapas and wine. We advise you to book today as there are limited places and a high demand.
About “Like water for chocolate”
A surprising novel, unforgettable, whose theme revolves around an impossible love for whose achievement the protagonist will resort to the culinary arts. Under the guise of a serialized serial and heading each chapter with a recipe, this magical story turns gastronomy into a code of sensuality loaded with penetrating aromas, dazzling colors. Tita is the little one, she lives on a ranch with her sisters and her servants, and despite knowing that she is doomed not to enjoy the love of having to take care of her mother, she will not give up on Pedro. He also loves her, but he will marry his sister Rosaura so that he can stay close to her. Tita takes refuge in the kitchen and devotes herself to the elaboration of magic dishes capable of transforming the emotions and behavior of those who taste them,
Mexican writer, Laura Esquivel studied Teaching and Dramatic Creation, working for a period as a teacher of children, and creating the Theater and Children’s Literature workshop.
As a screenwriter, Esquivel wrote programs for the cultural chain of Mexican television and founded and directed the Permanent Intervention Center. Later it was dedicated to the writing of scripts for the cinema, with little fortune.
In 1989, he published what is his best-known work, Como agua para chocolate, translated into more than 35 languages and that was taken to the movies three years later, and that marked the beginning of a successful literary career. In 1994 he obtained the American Bookseller Book of the Year. It could be classified as Esquiveldentro’s work of magical realism, although it has also made inroads into the black novel.
In 2014 he published his latest novel so far, A Lupita liked to iron.