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Isabel Allende was born in Chile, and now lives in California. She worked for many years as a journalist before writing the internationally bestselling novel The House of the Spirits. Since then she has published the equally highly-acclaimed Of Love and Shadows, Eva Luna, The Stories of Eva Luna, ‘The Infinite Plan and ‘Paula.

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Island Beneath the Sea
Isabel Allende
Early in her career, Isabel Allende translated Barbara Cartland's books into Spanish so to introduce this book as 'historical novel meets chick-lit' may sound rude, but it is not meant to be. Set in the late 1700s / early...
Format: Paperback - Released: 09/06/2011
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Island Beneath the Sea
Isabel Allende
June 2010 Good Housekeeping selection. Isabel Allende’s new novel is the epic story of a slave girl set in 18th-century Haiti and New Orleans.
Format: Hardback - Released: 29/04/2010
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Forest of the Pygmies
Isabel Allende
Allende has a magical, lyrical style that lifts her stories into a realm of their own, and she is not an easy read. Then along comes this trilogy, of which this is the last, and I wondered what had happened...
Format: Paperback (b Format) - Released: 05/09/2005
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Forest of the Pygmies
Isabel Allende
From one of the world's best-loved storytellers comes a magical novel of adventure and discovery. This is the final instalment of Isabel Allende's celebrated inspirational trilogy of the journeys in Africa of Alexander and his grandmother Kate, along with their...
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/03/2005
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The House of the Spirits
Isabel Allende
One of Carol Drinkwater's favourite books. May 2011 Guest Editor Carol Drinkwater on The House of the Spirits... Since discovering this book, I have bought every Allende, but for me this remains her finest. It recounts the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 03/02/1994
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Maya's Notebook
Isabel Allende
From the author of 'The House of Spirits' - teenage Maya is in trouble. She's an alcoholic, an addict and deeply involved with a criminal gang. How did it all go so wrong?
Format: Paperback - Released: 23/04/2013
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Maya's Notebook
Isabel Allende
Maya comes from a mixed background of Chilean, Black American and Danish blood. She is brought up in San Francisco by her grandparents. In her early teens her beloved grandfather dies and she goes off the rails and sinks into...
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/01/2014
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Ripper
Isabel Allende
If you are a fan of this author’s magical tales then this is not for you. It is her first foray into crime fiction. A series of gruesome, ritualistic murders and, this being California, a bunch of weird characters form...
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/01/2014
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Ripper
Isabel Allende
If you are a fan of this author’s magical tales then this is not for you. It is her first foray into crime fiction. A series of gruesome, ritualistic murders and, this being California, a bunch of weird characters form...
Format: Paperback - Released: 29/01/2015
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