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Review: ‘The Discovery of Chocolate’ by James Runcie

By oldenglishrose - Last updated: Friday, August 20, 2010

What delicious ingredients James Runcie has blended together in his first novel, The Discovery of Chocolate–a picaresque, time-travelling journey of self-discovery. Told by the Spaniard, Diego de Godoy, accompanied by his faithful greyhound Pedro, Diego wanders the world, like Don Quixote bereft of his Dulcinea, in search of his beloved Ignacia–and the perfect chocolate.  (Goodreads [...]