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House of Spirits

Isabel Allende

House of Spirits

by Isabel Allende

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Published by Turtleback Books Distributed by Demco Media .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsMagda Bogin (Translator)
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7584849M
ISBN 100606241779
ISBN 109780606241779

Books similar to The House of the Spirits The House of the Spirits. by Isabel Allende. avg. rating Ratings. La casa de los espíritus narra la saga de una poderosa familia de terratenientes latinoamericanos. Get this from a library! The house of the spirits. [Isabel Allende; Cate Milte] -- South American saga spanning three generations of proud and passionate men and women and the turbulent times through which they suffer and triumph. They are the Truebas. Esteban -- The patriarch, a.

“Spectacular An absorbing and distinguished work The House of the Spirits with its all-informing, generous, and humane sensibility, is a unique achievement, both personal witness and possible allegory of the past, present, and future of Latin America.” —The New York Times Book Review**. The House of the Spirits, the unforgettable first novel that established Isabel Allende as one of. Born in Peru and raised in Chile, Isabel Allende is the author of a number of bestselling and critically acclaimed books, including The House of the Spirits, Of Love and Shadows, Eva Luna, The Stories of Eva Luna, Paula, and The Japanese books have been translated into more than thirty-five languages and have sold more than 65 million copies worldwide.

The House of the Spirits (La Casa de los Espíritus) marked Isabel Allende's novelistic debut and the advent of her status as an internationally best-selling author. After spending many years as a journalist, television, and theater writer in Chile and Venezuela, Allende fell into sync with the intelligent, mystical style of fiction writing that would ultimately guide her : Isabel Allende. The House of the Spirits brings a strong female voice to the forefront of Latin American literature and offers a collection of vital female characters who embody the book’s spirit of endurance.


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