I found the book quite boring in the beginning, but the story got better when the narrative was moved from San Francisco to Chile
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In Inés of My Soul, author Isabel Allende captured her spirit, and also told of the foundation of Chile in a fascinating and entertaining manner
Ms. Allende focuses on children, and how policies of cruelty use them as pawns. Only the fact that good people have attempted to help them save those children
A mesmerizing yet profoundly sad book since we know the outcome from the onset. The author’s 27-year-old daughter fell ill with porphyria and lapsed into a coma
Recently the BBC World Book Club did an interview with Chilean author Isabel Allende. World Book Club was kind enough to arrange a time for me to call in.
Violeta was lives through extraordinary events, from World Wars, family tragedy, loves, lost, political turmoil, as well as women’s rights.
Miss Allende explores multiple themes throughout the narrative, focusing on women’s issues in Latin America, but does not beat the reader with it.
I really appreciated how the author, Isabel Allende, took three disjointed stories and tried to weave them together during one winter snowstorm in New York City
Maya’s Notebook by Isabel Allende is a fictional novel and a coming of age story. Ms. Allende is an award winning, internationally famous, Chilean writer.
Zorro by Isabelle Allende is a novel that retells the story of the 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