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The Kamogawa Food Detectives

The Heartwarming Japanese Bestseller

Hisashi Kashiwai

<p><b>WATERSTONES BEST FICTION BOOKS OF 2023 PICK</b><br><br><b><i>The Kamogawa Food Detectives, </i>translated from Japanese by Jesse Kirkwood, is the first book in the bestselling, mouth-watering Japanese sleuthing series for fans of <i>Before the Coffee Gets Cold</i>.</b><br><br>What&rsquo;s the one dish you&rsquo;d do anything to taste just one more time?<br><br>Down a quiet backstreet in Kyoto exists a very special restaurant. Run by Koishi Kamogawa and her father Nagare, the Kamogawa Diner treats its customers to wonderfully extravagant meals. But that's not the main reason to stop by . . .<br><br>The father-daughter duo have started advertising their services as 'food detectives'. Through ingenious investigations, they are capable of recreating a dish from their customers' pasts &ndash; dishes that may well hold the keys to unlocking forgotten memories and future happiness.<br><br>From the widower looking for a specific noodle dish that his wife used to cook, to a first love's beef stew, the restaurant of lost recipes provides a link to the past &ndash; and a way to a more contented future.<br><br><b>A bestseller in Japan, <i>The Kamogawa Food Detectives</i> by Hisashi Kashiwai is a celebration of good company and the power of a delicious meal.</b></p>
Translated by Jesse Kirkwood
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
Binding: Hardback
Publication date: 05 Oct 2023
Dimensions: 205 x 137 x 21 mm
ISBN: 9781035009572

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