Overview

« La Maga delle Spezie fa venire voglia di zenzero e cannella, di peperoncino, basilico e cardamomo e di un mondo fiabesco proveniente dall'India di cui non sospetteremmo l'esistenza». Tuttolibri Cannella bruna e calda quanto la pelle per aiutarti a trovare qualcuno che ti prenda per mano. Seme di coriandolo, sferico come la terra, per farti vedere chiaro. Trigonella contro la discordia. Zenzero per il coraggio profondo di chi sa quando dire no... C'è una vecchia signora indiana in una bottega di Oakland, in California. Alla ricerca del sapore ...
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La Maga delle spezie

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Overview

« La Maga delle Spezie fa venire voglia di zenzero e cannella, di peperoncino, basilico e cardamomo e di un mondo fiabesco proveniente dall'India di cui non sospetteremmo l'esistenza». Tuttolibri Cannella bruna e calda quanto la pelle per aiutarti a trovare qualcuno che ti prenda per mano. Seme di coriandolo, sferico come la terra, per farti vedere chiaro. Trigonella contro la discordia. Zenzero per il coraggio profondo di chi sa quando dire no... C'è una vecchia signora indiana in una bottega di Oakland, in California. Alla ricerca del sapore piú squisito, o del sortilegio piú sottile, sfiora polveri e semi e foglie e bacche. È Tilo, la Maga delle Spezie, e questo romanzo è la sua storia: dallo sperduto villaggio indiano dove la rapiscono i pirati, fino in America dove la magia delle spezie le permette di aiutare chi si è lasciato l'India alle spalle. E dove i poteri di Tilo finiranno per vacillare sotto l'onda di una passione che la esporrà alle conseguenze piú straordinarie e terribili. La Maga delle Spezie è una favola di fragranze, di aromi, di isole arcane, di un amore proibito. E, soprattutto, di una magia che si annida nel più quotidiano, e violento, dei mondi possibili.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9788858400364
  • Publisher: EINAUDI
  • Publication date: 1/1/2012
  • Language: Italian
  • Sold by: GIULIO EINAUDI EDITORE - EBKS
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 2 MB

Meet the Author

Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni
Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni
Award-winning author and poet Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni was born in India and came to the United States at 19. She put herself through Berkeley doing odd jobs, from working at an Indian boutique to slicing bread in a bakery -- nowadays, she's enjoying the raves for her latest novel, Queen of Dreams.

Good To Know

Some outtakes from our interview with Divakaruni:

"During graduate school, I used to work in the kitchen of the International House at the University of California, Berkeley. My favorite task was slicing Jell-O."

"I love Chinese food, but my family hates it. So when I'm on book tour I always eat Chinese!"

"I almost died on a pilgrimage trip to the Himalayas some years back -- but I got a good story out of it. The story is in The Unknown Errors of Our Lives -- let's see if readers can figure out which one it is!"

"Writing is so central to my life that it leaves little time/desire/need for other interests.. I do a good amount of work with domestic violence organizations -- I'm on the advisory board of Asians Against Domestic Violence in Houston. I feel very strongly about trying to eradicate domestic violence from our society."

"My favorite ways to unwind are to do yoga, read, and spend time with my family."

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    1. Hometown:
      Houston, Texas, and San Jose, California
    1. Date of Birth:
      July 29, 1956
    2. Place of Birth:
      Kolkata, India
    1. Education:
      B.A. in English, Kolkata University 1976; Ph.D. in English, University of California at Berkeley, 1984
    2. Website:

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