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Popular fiction A Long Petal of the Sea

  • By Isabel Allende
  • Price: £16.99
  • ISBN: 9781526615909
  • Availability: Limited Stock

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September 3, 1939, the day of the Spanish exiles' splendid arrival in Chile, the Second World War broke out in Europe. Victor Dalmau is a young doctor when he is caught up in the Spanish Civil War, a tragedy that leaves his life - and the fate of his country - forever changed. Together with his sister-in-law, the pianist Roser, he is forced out of his beloved Barcelona and into exile.

When opportunity to seek refuge arises, they board a ship chartered by the poet Pablo Neruda to Chile, the promised 'long petal of sea and wine and snow'. There, they find themselves enmeshed in a rich web of characters who come together in love and tragedy over the course of four generations, destined to witness the battle between freedom and repression as it plays out across the world. A masterful work of historical fiction that soars from the Spanish Civil War to the rise and fall of Pinochet, A Long Petal of the Sea is Isabel Allende at the height of her powers.

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Series Popular fiction Title A Long Petal of the Sea
Subject Spanish Language English
Market Adolescent/Adult Level Fluent/native speakers
Publication Date January 2020 Authors Isabel Allende
Binding Hardback Pages 336
Size(mm) 162x243 Weight (gms) 634
ESB Code 56049 ISBN 9781526615909
Inspection Copy No Delivery Limited Stock
  Price £16.99

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