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The Stories of EVA Luna by Isabel Allende
  

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Interweaving the real and the magical, Isabel Allende explores love, vengeance, compassion and female power, creating a world that is at once poignantly familiar and intriguingly new. Rendered in her sumptuously imagined, uniquely lyrical style, The Stories of Eva Luna is a cornerstone of her work. This treasure trove of brilliantly crafted stories is a superb example of a writer working at the height of her powers.

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The Stories of EVA Luna by Isabel Allende

A captivating collection of short fiction by one of the most beloved writers of our time Eva Luna is a young woman whose powers as a storyteller bring her friendship and love. Lying in bed with her European lover, refugee and journalist Rolf Carle, Eva answers his request for a story 'you have never told anyone before' with these twenty-three samples of her vibrant artistry.

Reviews

'Eva Luna's stories are delicate, their images akin to poetry ... And, like poetry, this prose requires careful attention'
Barbara Kingsolver

'Vital and compelling'
The Times

'Arresting and altogether distinctive, powerful and haunting; a collection to be read aloud and repeated for generations'
Los Angeles Times

'Enchanting, magnificent. Absolute magic on every level'
Cosmopolitan

About the Author

Isabel Allende

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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Book Info

Publication date

13th July 2017

Author

Isabel Allende

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Author's Website

www.isabelallende.com/

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Publisher

Scribner UK an imprint of Simon & Schuster Ltd

Format

Paperback
288 pages

Categories

Literary Fiction
Family Drama
Short Story Collections
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Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

ISBN

9781471165665

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