Books by Isabel Allende (18)


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A Long Petal of the Sea : A Novel by Isabel Allende EN

Rating: 5 (2 votes)
Country: South America / Peru flag Peru
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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • From the author of The House of the Spirits, this epic novel spanning decades and crossing continents follows two young people as they flee the aftermath of the Spanish Civil War in search of a place to call home. “One of the most richly imagined portrayals of the Spanish Civil War to date, and one of the strongest and most affecting works in [Isabel Allende’s] long career.”—The New York Times Book Review NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY Esquire • Good Housekeeping • Parade In the late 1930s, civil war grips Spain. When General Franco and his Fascists succ... continue

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Bloemblad van zee

Bloemblad van zee by Isabel Allende NL

Rating: 4 (1 vote)
Country: South America / Peru flag Peru
Description:
Twee jonge Spanjaarden ontvluchten Spanje vanwege de Burgeroorlog en bouwen in Chili een nieuw leven op.

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Daughter of Fortune by Isabel Allende EN

Rating: 4 (2 votes)
Country: South America / Peru flag Peru
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An orphan raised in Valparaíso, Chile, by a Victorian spinster and her rigid brother, young, vivacious Eliza Sommers follows her lover to California during the Gold Rush of 1849. She enters a rough-and-tumble world whose newly arrived inhabitants are driven mad by gold fever. With the help of her good friend and savior, the Chinese doctor Tao Chi'en, Eliza moves freely in a society of single men and prostitutes, creating an unconventional but independent life for herself. The young Chilean's search for her elusive lover gradually turns into another kind of journey, and by the time she finally ... continue


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Eva Luna by Isabel Allende EN

Rating: 4 (4 votes)
Country: South America / Peru flag Peru
Description:
An exotic dance that beguiles and entices... The enchanted and enchanting account of a contemporary Scheherazade, a wide-eyed American teller-of-tales who triumphs over harsh reality through the creative power of her own imagination... "From the Paperback edition.
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Ines of My Soul : A Novel by Isabel Allende EN

Rating: 4 (1 vote)
Country: South America / Peru flag Peru
Description:
A passionate tale of love, freedom, and conquest from the New York Times bestselling author of The House of the Spirits, Isabelle Allende. Born into a poor family in Spain, Inés Suárez, finds herself condemned to a life of poverty without opportunity as a lowly seamstress. But it's the sixteenth century, the beginning of the Spanish conquest of the Americas. Struck by the same restless hope and opportunism, Inés uses her shiftless husband's disappearance to Peru as an excuse to embark on her own adventure. After learning of her husband's death in battle, she meets the fiery war hero, Pedro de ... continue
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Island Beneath the Sea by Isabel Allende EN

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Country: South America / Peru flag Peru
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In a novel where the setting moves from the sugar plantations of Saint-Domingue to the lavish parlors of New Orleans at the turn of the 19th century, an African slave and concubine is determined to claim her own destiny against impossible odds. (historical fiction). By the author of The Sum of Our Days.

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La Ciudad de las Bestias by Isabel Allende ES

Rating: 3 (1 vote)
Country: South America / Peru flag Peru
Description:
En este primer volumen de las «Memorias del Águila y el Jaguar» Alexander Cold va a vivir una aventura que jamás olvidará. Alexander Cold es un muchacho americano de quince años que parte al Amazonas con su abuela Kate, periodista especializada en viajes. La expedición se interna en la selva en busca de una extraña bestia gigantesca. Junto a su compañera de viaje, Nadia Santos, y un centenario chamán indígena, Alex conocerá un mundo sorprendente. El universo ya conocido de Isabel Allende se amplía en La Ciudad de las bestias con nuevos elementos de realismo mágico, aventura y naturaleza. Los j... continue

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My Invented Country : A Nostalgic Journey Through Chile by Isabel Allende EN

Rating: 5 (1 vote)
Country: South America / Peru flag Peru
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The author explores the landscapes and people of her native country; recounts the 1973 assassination of her uncle, which caused her to go into exile; and shares her experiences as an immigrant in post-September 11 America.


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Paula by Isabel Allende NL

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Country: South America / Peru flag Peru
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De auteur beschrijft de periode waarin haar dochter langdurig in coma ligt, welke eindigt met de dood van het meisje.

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Portrait in Sepia by Isabel Allende EN

Rating: 3 (1 vote)
Country: South America / Peru flag Peru
Description:
In nineteenth-century Chile, Aurora del Valle suffers a brutal trauma that erases all recollections of the first five years of her life. Raised by her regal and ambitious grandmother Paulina del Valle, Aurora grows up in a privileged environment but is tormented by horrible nightmares. When she is forced to recognize her betrayal at the hands of the man she loves, and to cope with the resulting solitude, she explores the mystery of her past.

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The House of the Spirits by Isabel Allende EN

Rating: 4 (26 votes)
Country: South America / Peru flag Peru
Description:
Spanning four generations, Isabel Allende's magnificent family saga is populated by a memorable, often eccentric cast of characters. Together, men and women, spirits, the forces of nature, and of history, converge in an unforgettable, wholly absorbing and brilliantly realised novel that is as richly entertaining as it is a masterpiece of modern literature.

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The Japanese Lover by Isabel Allende EN

Rating: 5 (1 vote)
Country: South America / Peru flag Peru
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From internationally bestselling author Isabel Allende comes an exquisitely crafted love story and multigenerational epic that sweeps from present-day San Francisco to Poland and the United States during WWII. In 1939, as Poland falls under the shadow of the Nazis and the world goes to war, young Alma Belasco's parents send her away to live in safety with an aunt and uncle in their opulent mansion in San Francisco. There she meets Ichimei Fukuda, the son of the family's Japanese gardener, and between them a tender love blossoms. Following Pearl Harbor, the two are cruelly pulled apart when Ich... continue
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The Soul of a Woman by Isabel Allende EN

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Country: South America / Peru flag Peru
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From the New York Times bestselling author of A Long Petal of the Sea comes “a bold exploration of womanhood, feminism, parenting, aging, love and more” (Associated Press). “The Soul of a Woman is Isabel Allende’s most liberating book yet.”—Elle “When I say that I was a feminist in kindergarten, I am not exaggerating,” begins Isabel Allende. As a child, she watched her mother, abandoned by her husband, provide for her three small children without “resources or voice.” Isabel became a fierce and defiant little girl, determined to fight for the life her mother couldn’t have. As a young woman com... continue

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The Wind Knows My Name : A Novel by Isabel Allende EN

Rating: 5 (2 votes)
Country: South America / Peru flag Peru
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NATIONAL BESTSELLER • “The lives of a Jewish boy escaping Nazi-occupied Europe and a mother and daughter fleeing twenty-first-century El Salvador intersect in this ambitious, intricate novel about war and immigration” (People), from the author of A Long Petal of the Sea and Violeta “Timely, provocative . . . emotionally satisfying . . . [a story about] the kindness of strangers who become family.”—The New York Times Book Review AN NPR BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR Vienna, 1938. Samuel Adler is five years old when his father disappears during Kristallnacht—the night his family loses everything. As her ... continue

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Violeta by Isabel Allende EN

Rating: 4 (8 votes)
Country: South America / Peru flag Peru
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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • This sweeping novel from the author of A Long Petal of the Sea tells the epic story of Violeta Del Valle, a woman whose life spans one hundred years and bears witness to the greatest upheavals of the twentieth century. “An immersive saga about a passion-filled life.”—People Violeta comes into the world on a stormy day in 1920, the first girl in a family with five boisterous sons. From the start, her life is marked by extraordinary events, for the ripples of the Great War are still being felt, even as the Spanish flu arrives on the shores of her South American homela... continue

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Zorro : A Novel by Isabel Allende EN

Rating: 5 (1 vote)
Country: South America / Peru flag Peru
Description:
A swashbuckling adventure story that reveals for the first time how Diego de la Vega became the masked man we all know so well Born in southern California late in the eighteenth century, he is a child of two worlds. Diego de la Vega's father is an aristocratic Spanish military man turned landowner; his mother, a Shoshone warrior. Diego learns from his maternal grandmother, White Owl, the ways of her tribe while receiving from his father lessons in the art of fencing and in cattle branding. It is here, during Diego's childhood, filled with mischief and adventure, that he witnesses the brutal in... continue