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    DescriptionIt is 1895. Robert Wallis, would-be poet, bohemian and impoverished dandy, accepts a commission from coffee merchant Samuel Pinker to categorise the different tastes of coffee - and encounters Pinker's free-thinking daughters, Philomenia, Ada and Emily. As romance blossoms with Emily, Robert realises that the Muse and marriage may not be incompatible after all. Sent to Abyssinia to make his fortune in the coffee trade, he becomes obsessed with a negro slave girl, Fikre. He decides to use the money he has saved to buy her from her owner - a decision that will change not only his own life, but the lives of the three Pinker sisters ...


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    Title
    The Various Flavours of Coffee
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Anthony Capella
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 480
    Width: 127 mm
    Height: 198 mm
    Thickness: 30 mm
    Weight: 334 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780751539431
    ISBN 10: 0751539430
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: GEN
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: F1.1
    BIC subject category V2: FA
    DC22: 823.92
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 21110
    BISAC V2.8: FIC000000
    Thema V1.0: FBA
    Publisher
    Little, Brown Book Group
    Imprint name
    Sphere
    Publication date
    30 October 2008
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    Anthony Capella spends part of each year travelling in Italy. He is based in London and this is his third novel.
    Review quote
    An erotic, exotic story set at the turn of the 20th century, which builds upon Mr Capella's reputation as a writer of gourmet fiction ... [an] imaginative storyline and boldly descriptive prose Economist The surprising plot twists and authentic love story will make this a crowd-pleaser Publishers Weekly A fast-paced narrative propelled by Capella's masterful characterizations of his principals, Wallis and Emily Kirkus Review A fruity, full-bodied story Good Housekeeping