Author:Fracnes Osborne

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Lilla's Feast: A Story of Love, War and A Passion for Food

By: Fracnes Osborne

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Doubleday: 2004

Seller ID: 245324

ISBN: 0385606664

Condition: Very Good Condition


The tale of Lilla, the author's great-grandmother, begins with her birth in Chefoo in China in 1882, where she lived a charmed and Bohemian expat life, the younger of a set of 'heavenly twins' from a spirited, unvictorian family. Lilla's eventful life was to span five continents and three husbands, forming a panoramic picture of British colonial life in the Orient (during the Boxer Rebellion, Pearl Harbour, and the rise of Communism) and under the British Raj in India. Throughout her life, Lilla's personal obsession was cooking. It was also her way of showing devotion to her cold and remote hu... View more info