Lilla's Feast

Lilla's Feast: A True Story Of Love, War, And A Passion For Food

Non-Fiction, Biography & Memoir, Literary Biography & Memoir
Paperback Published on: 16/02/2006
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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.

  • Publisher: Transworld Publishers Ltd
  • ISBN: 9780552771887
  • Number of pages: 400
  • Weight: 273g
  • Dimensions: 198 x 127 x 24 mm

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