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Isabel Allende

Isabel Allende

 Isabel Allende

Chilean author Isabel Allende won worldwide acclaim when her bestselling first novel,'The House of the Spirits' was published in 1982. In addition to launching Allende's career as a renowned author, the book, which grew out of a farewell letter to her dying grandfather, also established her as a feminist force in Latin America's male-dominated literary world. She has since written nearly 20 more works, including 'Of Love and Shadows', 'Eva Luna', 'Stories of Eva Luna','The Infinite Plan', 'Daughter of Fortune', 'Portrait in Sepia', a trilogy for young readers ('City of Beasts', 'Kingdom of the Golden Dragon', and 'Forest of Pygmies'), 'Zorro', 'Ines of My Soul', and 'Island Beneath the Sea'. Her books of non-fiction include 'Aphrodite', a humorous collection of recipes and essays, and three memoirs: 'My Invented Country', 'Paula'(a bestseller that documents Allende's daughter's illness and death, as well as her own life), and 'The Sum of Our Days'. Her latest book, a novel, is 'Maya's Notebook'(to be published in English in 2013). Allende's books, all written in her native Spanish, have been translated into more than 30 languages and have sold more than 57 million copies. Her works both entertain and educate readers by weaving intriguing stories with significant historical events. Settings for her books include Chile throughout the fifteenth, nineteenth and twentieth centuries, the California gold rush, the guerrilla movement of 1960s Venezuela, and the Vietnam War. Allende, who has received dozens of international tributes and awards over the last 30 years, describes her fiction as "realistic literature", rooted in her remarkable upbringing and the mystical people and events that fuelled her imagination.

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Spanish : Politics, Economics, Institutions

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028341 Mujeres del alma mía £17.75
 

Spanish : Classics/Modern Classics

056158 Eva Luna (in English) £7.99
 
056160 Maya's Notebook £9.99
 

Spanish : Popular Fiction

056049 A Long Petal of the Sea £16.99
 
056159 Island Beneath the Sea £9.99
 
056013 The House of the Spirits £8.99
 
056012 The Japanese Lover £7.99
 

Spanish : Thrillers/detective Stories

056161 Ripper £8.99
 

Spanish : Classics/Modern Classics

056016 In the Midst of Winter £8.99
 
028066 La casa de los espíritus £13.95
 

Spanish : Popular Fiction

027603 Afrodita £12.50
 
026924 Cuentos de Eva Luna £13.95
 
026799 De amor y de sombra £13.95
 
028567 El amante japonés £12.95
 
029043 El amante japonés £19.95
 
021782 El bosque de los pigmeos £12.75
 
026993 El plan infinito £14.50
 
021542 El Reino del Dragón de Oro £12.75
 
026836 Eva Luna £13.95
 
026360 Hija de la fortuna £13.95
 
109427 Inés del alma mía £9.99
 
022579 Inés del alma mía £13.95
 
022580 Inés del alma mía £13.95
 
026798 La casa de los espíritus £13.95
 
026848 La casa de los espíritus (edición escolar) £15.75
 
021541 La Ciudad de las bestias £13.95
 
027605 La isla bajo el mar £13.95
 
027303 La isla bajo el mar £21.95
 
115773 La suma de los días £13.95
 
027402 La suma de los días £13.95
 
026652 Largo pétalo de mar £21.50
 
025038 Más allá del invierno £17.95
 
363734 Más allá del invierno £9.95
 
026508 Más allá del invierno £16.50
 
027025 Más allá del invierno £20.95
 
029058 Memórias del águila y del jaguar £20.95
 
027800 Retrato en sepia £13.95
 

Spanish : Thrillers/detective Stories

029042 El juego de Ripper £13.95
 

Spanish : Biography, Memoirs

026361 Mi pais inventado £9.25
 
027100 Paula £13.95
 

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