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Isabel Allende


Chile (b.1942)

Born in Peru, Isabel Allende was raised in Chile. She is the author of the novels Portrait in Sepia, Daughter of Fortune, The Infinite Plan, Eva Luna, Of Love and Shadows, and The House of the Spirits, the short story collection The Stories of Eva Luna, the memoir Paula, and Aphrodite: A Memoir of the Senses. City of the Beast is her first novel for young readers. She lives in California.
 

Genres: Historical, Literary Fiction, Young Adult Fantasy, Romance, Mystery
 
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Novels
   The House of the Spirits (1982)
   Of Love and Shadows (1984)
   Eva Luna (1988)
   The Infinite Plan (1993)
   Zorro (2005)
   Ines of My Soul (2006)
   Island Beneath the Sea (2010)
   Maya's Notebook (2013)
   Ripper (2014)
   The Japanese Lover (2015)
   In the Midst of Winter (2017)
   A Long Petal of the Sea (2020)
   The Soul of a Woman (2021)
   Violeta (2022)
   The Wind Knows My Name (2023)
   Lovers at the Museum (2024)
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Collections
   The Stories of Eva Luna (1989)
   Giving Birth, Finding Form (1993) (with Jean Shinoda Bolen and Alice Walker)
   Aphrodite (1998)
   These Are Not Sweet Girls (poems) (2016)
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Graphic Novels
   Zorro Volume 1 (2009) (with Matt Wagner)
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Non fiction
   Paths of Resistance (1989) (with others)
   Paula (1995)
   Conversations with Isabel Allende (1999)
   My Invented Country (2003)
   The Sum of Our Days (2008)
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Isabel Allende recommends
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The Nightingale (2015)
Kristin Hannah
"I loved The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah, a talented writer of American stories; great characters, great plots, great emotions, who could ask for more in a novel?"
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The Wrong Blood (2010)
Manuel de Lope
"An unforgettable novel."
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The Dancer and the Thief (2008)
Antonio Skármeta
"Traps the reader from the first page with its political undertones and its undeniable charm."

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Anthologies containing stories by Isabel Allende
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The Year's Best Fantasy and Horror 19th Annual Collection (2006)
(Year's Best Fantasy and Horror, book 19)
edited by
Ellen Datlow, Gavin J Grant and Kelly Link
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Snapshots (2000)
20th Century Mother-Daughter Fiction
edited by
Janet Berliner and Joyce Carol Oates
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The Oxford Book of Gothic Tales (1992)
edited by
Chris Baldick

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