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Lilla"s feast

a true story of food, love, and war in the Orient

by Frances Osborne

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Published by Ballantine Books in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain,
  • China,
  • India
    • Subjects:
    • Casey, Lilla, 1882-1983.,
    • British -- China -- Biography.,
    • British -- India -- Biography.,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, British.,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners and prisons, Japanese.,
    • Prisoners of war -- Great Britain -- Biography.,
    • Prisoners of war -- China -- Biography.,
    • Great Britain -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [279]-280).

      StatementFrances Osborne.
      GenreBiography., Personal narratives, British.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsCT788.C285 O83 2004
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 280 p. :
      Number of Pages280
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3304092M
      ISBN 100345467000
      LC Control Number2004046121


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/5(30). “I loved LILLA’S FEAST – absolutely absorbing, both for its historical content and its personal details. I felt for Lilla, every step of the way a real feeling for place fills this book lovely.” –Margaret Forster, author of Lady’s Maid, Daphne Du Maurier, and Georgie Girl “LILLA’S FEAST is a wonderful, inspiring book.

Lilla’s Feast, by Frances Osborne Frances Osborne has written two biographies and one novel, all of which are set in the first half of the twentieth century. The biographies, of which this is the first (), are both about ancestors of hers, in this case her great-grandmother.

A bright if modest tale of stiff-upper-lip indomitability against deadly odds. “This is a story of what large-scale history does to the small-scale people caught up in its events,” writes London-based journalist Osborne by way of introducing the saga of her great-grandmother Lilla.

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Lilla's Feast is more of a memoir than a straight cookbook. The book is a biography of Frances Osborne's great grandmother, Lilla Eckford.

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