Born August 2, 1942
Writer of novels and memoirs
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"I knew exactly what was happening in my country, I lived through it, and the dea...
Chilean novelist, essayist, journalist, short story writer, memoirist, playwright, and juvenile fiction writer.
Isabel Allende: Introduction
Isabel Allende: Principal Works
The author of several novels and a short fiction collection, as well as plays and stories for children, Isabel Allende (born 1942) has received international acclaim for her writing.Allende earned the...
Chilean novelist Isabel Allende has been critically acclaimed for her unique prose style. In addition to her use of a technique called "magic realism," Allende's works are noted for their underlying f...
Isabel Allende is the best-known and most widely read woman writer from Latin America. When the English translation of her widely acclaimed first novel, La casa de los espíritus (1982), appear...
Biography EssayIsabel Allende is the best-known and most widely read woman writer from Latin America. When the English translation of her widely acclaimed first novel, La casa de los espiritus (1982...
All main characters in both The House of the Spirits and Of Love and Shadows are strong, temperamental women who stand up for what they believe and fight for what they want out of their lives. Isab...