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Book Review: Zorro by Isabel Allende
4 Stars , Fiction , Latest Posts / May 16, 2013

About: Zorro by Isabelle Allende is a novel which retells the story of the legendary hero. Ms. Allende is one of the most prominent authors in the world and this book is very different from the ones she is known for. 400 pages Publisher: Harper Language: English ISBN-10: 0060778970 My rating for Zorro – 4 Buy this book from Amazon.com. More Books by Isabel Allende Thoughts: Zorro by Isabelle Allende is an enjoyable and refreshing book, and easy read for a long weekend or a hot summer. The story is clever, Allende re-creates a legend (hence the title)which is always hard to do, especially for a popular character as Zorro, just for taking on this feat she deserved high marks. The characters in the novel are explored carefully and in depth with a mix of characters from several nationalities. The novel is full of action and adventure but I found the first part of the novel (about 100 pages or so) to be the weakest, but the rest is very good. On the downside, the book has too much “and then…” this or that happened. I was also hoping to get more about the history of California, since Ms. Allende…

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