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Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake

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On the eve of her ninth birthday, Rose Edelstein bites into her mothers homemade lemon-chocolate cake and discovers she has a magical gift: she can taste her mothers emotions in the slice. All at once her cheerful, can-do mother tastes of despair and desperation. Suddenly, and for the rest of her life, food becomes perilous. Anything can be revealed at any meal. Roses gi On the eve of her ninth birthday, Rose Edelstein bites into her mothers homemade lemon-chocolate cake and discovers she has a magical gift: she can taste her mothers emotions in the slice. All at once her cheerful, can-do mother tastes of despair and desperation. Suddenly, and for the rest of her life, food becomes perilous. Anything can be revealed at any meal. Roses gift forces her to confront the truth behind her familys emotions - her mothers sadness, her fathers detachment and her brothers clash with the world. But as Rose grows up, she learns that there are some secrets even her taste buds cannot discern. The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake is about the pain of loving those whom you know too much about, and the secrets that exist within every family. At once profound, funny, wise and sad, this is a novel to savour.

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On the eve of her ninth birthday, Rose Edelstein bites into her mothers homemade lemon-chocolate cake and discovers she has a magical gift: she can taste her mothers emotions in the slice. All at once her cheerful, can-do mother tastes of despair and desperation. Suddenly, and for the rest of her life, food becomes perilous. Anything can be revealed at any meal. Roses gi On the eve of her ninth birthday, Rose Edelstein bites into her mothers homemade lemon-chocolate cake and discovers she has a magical gift: she can taste her mothers emotions in the slice. All at once her cheerful, can-do mother tastes of despair and desperation. Suddenly, and for the rest of her life, food becomes perilous. Anything can be revealed at any meal. Roses gift forces her to confront the truth behind her familys emotions - her mothers sadness, her fathers detachment and her brothers clash with the world. But as Rose grows up, she learns that there are some secrets even her taste buds cannot discern. The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake is about the pain of loving those whom you know too much about, and the secrets that exist within every family. At once profound, funny, wise and sad, this is a novel to savour.
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Title Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake Height 12.9
Aimee Bender Width 2.1
ISBN-13 9780099538264 Binding Paperback
ISBN-10 #0099538261 Spine Width
Publisher Windmill Books Pages 336
Edition Availability Out Of Stock

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