Three women in three centuries, connected by one bone china chocolate pot. In her award-winning novel Desire for Chocolate,
Care Santos follows the story of the cocoa bean through the lives of her characters, and demonstrates how we can understand great shifts in history through the study of small things.
Writing in both Spanish and Catalan, Care Santos is a multi-award winning author of many novels and one of Spain’s most popular children’s writers. Her work has been translated into 15 languages, and Desire for Chocolate, winner of the prestigious Ramón Llull Prize, is her first novel to be translated into English. Folllowing her reading, the author will join Mariana Casale O’Ryan for a conversation about culinary history and Spanish literature.