This is another novel of "magical realism" by the author of "The House of the Spirits", Isabel Allende. Here she has invented a heroine and placed her against the background of a turbulent South American country where love politics, tragedy and disaster all play their part in her life.
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"An exotic dance that beguiles and entices."--"San Francisco Chronicle""Remarkable . . . [Isabel] Allende seems to draw characters and tales from a bottomless well as Eva Luna narrates the story of her life. . . . Vivid and passionate and human."--"The""Washington Post Book World" "With vivid imagery, "Eva Luna" transports the reader to an almost mythic continent where magical happenings are everyday events."--"The Christian Science Monitor" "Sumptuous . . . Allende's canvas is large, busy, full of feeling, incident and rich detail."--"Chicago Tribune"" ""There is a richness of language, image, and adventure that flows effortlessly.""--The Philadelphia Inquirer"About the Author:
Chilean novelist Isabel Allende is the author of the worldwide bestseller The House of Spirits, as well as the equally successful novels Of Love and Shadows and The Stories of Eva Luna.
Initially a journalist, Allende began writing fiction in 1981. She now lives in California.
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Book Description 1990-01-25., 1990. Book Condition: New. Penguin. New edition. Paperback. Book: GOOD. 288pp. . Bookseller Inventory # NF-1762773