The Law of Love by Laura Esquivel

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/ESQUIVEL LAURA/ The intensely anticipated new novel from the author of the international bestseller Like Water for Chocolate tells a cosmic love story, a Mexican Midsummer Night's Dream that stretches from the fall of Montezuma's Mexico to the 23rd century. A skillful and delightfully playful blend of fictional genres, The Law of Love features 48 pages of dramatic, color illustrations by Miguelanxo Prado, Spain's premier artist of the graphic novel, plus a compact disc with arias and Mexican.
 

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She is the award-winning author of Like Water For Chocolate. She lives in Mexico City.
 
Published January 1, 1996 by Crown. 256 pages
Genres: Education & Reference, Romance, Literature & Fiction, Science Fiction & Fantasy. Fiction

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Set in Mexico City in the 23rd century, Esquivel's latest focuses on the determined and increasingly frantic attempts of Azucena, an ``astroanalyst'' (a therapist who helps people come to grips with the unfinished business of their past lives), to track down Rodrigo, her ``twin soul.'' (After a s...

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The book also includes an 11-track CD of Puccini arias that figure in the plot and some remarkable Mexican ""danzones,"" billed in the text as ""Intervals for Dancing."" In Azucena, Esquivel has created a delightfully feisty, unpretentious character;

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