In Conversation with… Fiona McIntosh 1



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This week it was my pleasure to speak, for the second time, with Fiona McIntosh whose novels always keep me entertained.

Moreover, because of the historical nature of Fiona’s books, she melds fact and fiction, making them not only entertaining but educational in a most subtle way.

I can’t help but admire Fiona’s dedication to her craft; e.g. to make her novel The Perfumer’s Secret authentic, Fiona spent time in Grasse, France learning the perfumer’s trade, going as far as to produce her own perfume, Fleurette.

For her new novel The Chocolate Tin, she learned to make chocolate – as she tells us in the above video it is all in the name of research for her readers!

The Chocolate Tin

The Chocolate Tin is available now from Dymocks. Click here to learn more.

Karen O'Brien-Hall

I've had many careers in my life and loved each one! My new career blossomed when I retired and become an OAP. I am passionate about childhood literacy, books in general and my garden. I love Ballet, Opera, Concerts, Theatre, (both professional and community) and Movies. I tend to have opinions on most things and enjoy a good debate about the topic, not the person. In my thirties, I married my GOM (Gorgeous or Grumpy Old Man) the love of my life.

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