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Young Clementina - Kindle edition by D.E. Stevenson. Literature & Fiction Kindle eBooks @ Amazon.com.
Tai-Pan: The Second Novel of the Asian Saga by James Clavell http://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/0340750693/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_dp_.Ww4ub0T5TG3F
Wilkie Collins, Vera Caspary and the Evolution of the Casebook Novel by A.B. Emrys.
My current read. It reminds me of another lovely food quote from Wilkie Collins – this time from The Woman in White:
The Moonstone by Wilkie Collins