Books set in Chile (10)


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

Rating: 4     1 Vote
Country: South America / Peru flag Peru
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

Bloemblad van zee

Bloemblad van zee by Isabel Allende NL

Rating: 4     1 Vote
Twee jonge Spanjaarden ontvluchten Spanje vanwege de Burgeroorlog en bouwen in Chili een nieuw leven op.
Recommended: 14 Jan 2023


Deep Down Dark : The Untold Stories of 33 Men Buried in a Chilean Mine, and the Miracle That Set Them Free by Héctor Tobar EN

Rating: 4     21 Votes
Includes New Material Exclusive to the Paperback A Finalist for a National Book Critics Circle Award A Finalist for a Los Angeles Times Book Prize A New York Times Book Review Notable Book When the San José mine collapsed outside of Copiapó, Chile, in August 2010, it trapped thirty-three miners beneath thousands of feet of rock for a record-breaking sixty-nine days. After the disaster, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Héctor Tobar received exclusive access to the miners and their tales, and in Deep Down Dark, he brings them to haunting, visceral life. We learn what it was like to be imprisone... continue
Recommended: 22 Oct 2022

El cartero de Neruda

El cartero de Neruda by Antonio Skármeta ES

Rating: 4     2 Votes
La insólita amistad entre un sencillo cartero y el gran poeta Pablo Neruda: el mutuo deslumbramiento por la libertad y la creación. Esta novela, traducida a veinticinco idiomas, es ya un clásico de las letras universales. Mario Jiménez, un joven pescador, decide abandonar su oficio para convertirse en cartero de Isla Negra, donde la única persona que recibe y envía correspondencia es el poeta Pablo Neruda. Jiménez admira a Neruda y espera pacientemente que algún día el poeta le dedique un libro, o que se produzca algo más que un brevísimo cruce de palabras y el pago de la propina. Su anhelo se... continue
Recommended: 05 Jan 2023

How to Order the Universe

How to Order the Universe by María José Ferrada EN

Rating: 4     1 Vote
A San Francisco Chronicle and Southwest Review Best Book of the Year and A World Literature Today Notable Translation of the Year “A dreamscape of a book. I adored this compelling, wise, and utterly unique coming-of-age tale.” —Tara Conklin For seven-year-old M, the world is guided by a firm set of principles, based on her father D’s life as a traveling salesman. Enchanted by her father’s trade, M convinces him to take her along on his routes, selling hardware supplies against the backdrop of Pinochet-era Chile. As father and daughter trek from town to town in their old Renault, M’s memories a... continue
Recommended: 05 Jan 2023

Enter a Free Man

My Tender Matador by Pedro Lemebel EN

Rating: 5     1 Vote
A funny and compassionate play about a middle-aged "inventor" who has spent his years chasing one illusion after another while first his wife and then his teenage daughter have had to work to support him.
Recommended: 24 Jan 2023

Nervous System

Nervous System by Lina Meruane EN

Rating: 2     1 Vote
Recommended: 13 Nov 2022


The Private Lives of Trees by Alejandro Zambra EN

Rating: 4.5     5 Votes
Worried that his wife Veronica will not return home from an art class, Julian imagines his stepdaughter Daniela's future without her mother and tells her an improvisional bedtime story.
Recommended: 04 Sep 2022

Un Viejo Que Leia Novelas de Amor

Un Viejo Que Leia Novelas de Amor by Luis Sepulveda ES

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Antonio Jose Bolivar Proano vive en El Idilio, un pueblo remoto en la region amazonica de los indios shuar (mal llamados jibaros), y con ellos aprendio a conocer la Selva y sus leyes, a respetar a los animales y los indigenas que la pueblan, pero tambien a cazar el temible tigrillo como ningun blanco jamas pudo hacerlo. Un buen dia decidio leer con pasion las novelas de amor --del verdadero, del que hace sufrir-- que dos veces al ano le lleva el dentista Rubicundo Loachamin para distraer las solitarias noches ecuatoriales de su incipiente vejez. En ellas intenta alejarse un poco de la fanfarro... continue
Recommended: 10 Mar 2023


Violeta by Isabel Allende EN

Rating: 4     2 Votes
Country: South America / Peru flag Peru
Recommended: 06 Mar 2023

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