Enchantingly beautiful – a saga about the legendary rise of the Dallmayr delicatessen!
Munich, 1897. Anton and Therese Randlkofer are running the much-loved delicatessen Dallmayr in the Dienerstraße. While those who can afford it taste its luxurious chocolates, fruit as sweet as honey and delicious coffee, the less well-off gaze into the splendidly decorated shop windows and dream of the good life. Everyone wants to shop at Dallmayr’s.
But the family business’s illustrious future is at risk when Anton, the patriarch, suddenly dies. Only days later, his brother Max starts scheming to get his hands on the flourishing business. Determined not to give up without a fight, Therese takes control, little knowing that her own household is also harbouring its fair share of secrets …
Thoroughly researched and compellingly told, Lisa Graf’s stunningly produced novel takes you to fin-de-siècle Munich – an indulgent, delicious read!
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