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Swift as Desire free pdf As the millions of fans of "Like Water for Chocolate know, Laura Esquivel is a romanticist whose novels explore the power of love and the truths of the human heart. She returns to those themes in Swift as Desire, the story of a loving and passionate man who has the gift of bringing happiness to everyone except his own wife.
The hero of this novel" is Jubilo Chi, a telegraph operator who is born with the ability to "hear" people's true feelings and respond to their most intimate, unspoken desires. His life changes forever the day he falls deeply and irrevocably in love with Lucha, the beautiful daughter of a wealthy family. She believes money is necessary to insure happiness, while for Jubilo, who is poor, love and desire are more important than possessions. But their passion for each other enables them to build a happy life together -- until their idyll is shattered by a terrible event that drives them bitterly apart. Only years later, as Jubilo lies dying, is his daughter able to unravel the mystery behind her parents' long estrangement and bring about a surprising reconciliation.

About Laura Esquivel

Laura Esquivel is the award-winning author of "Like Water for Chocolate, "which has sold more than four and a half million copies around the world in thirty-five languages, as well as "The Law of Love" and, most recently "Between Two Fires." She lives in Mexico City.

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Author : Laura Esquivel
Publisher : Anchor Books
Data Published : 01 August 2002
ISBN : 038572151X
EAN : 9780385721516
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 208 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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