Five Quarters of the Orange

  • by Joanne Harris
  • Narrated by Rula Lenska
  • 3 hrs and 0 mins
  • Abridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

When the widowed Framboise moves back to the village of Les Laveuses, where she grew up, she is pleased to discover that no-one recognises her. She soon forges a new life for herself there, and before long has established a profitable creperie.All is going well, until her profiteering nephew realises that money can be made by publishing a collection of Framboise's increasingly popular recipes, left to her by her mother, a woman despised throughout the village. For the book to be a success, her true identity must be revealed, opening the flood gates to a past life and painful childhood memories.

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What the Critics Say

"If Joanne Harris didn't exist, someone would have to invent her." (Sunday Express)

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Joanne Harris never disappoints.

This is my first audio book. Thought it would be good for a car journey. It certainly was!
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Interesting background for a unique story. Pity so short

A creative & individualistic story line. Good to see the French Resistance era from a different angle & reflect how easily life could lead one into being seen as one of "the baddies". Love Rula Lenska's delivery - as always. It's just a shame the story is so short (3 hours).
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Book Details

  • Release Date: 03-08-2006
  • Publisher: Hodder Headline Limited