The house of the spirits

Isabel Allende (author)

The house of the spirits

Familiekroniek van een Chileense burgerfamilie. De geschiedenis, die zich uitstrekt over vier generaties na 1900, wordt gedomineerd door de patriarchale grootvader en de vrouwen in de verschillende generaties.
The house of the spirits
Isabel Allende
London: Black Swan, 1995
490 p.

About Isabel Allende

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Isabel Allende (American Spanish: [isaˈβel aˈʝende] (listen); born 2 August 1942) is a Chilean writer. Allende, whose works sometimes contain aspects of the genre magical realism, is known for novels such as The House of the Spirits (La casa de los espíritus, 1982) and City of the Beasts (La ciudad de las bestias, 2002), which have been commercially highly successful. Allende has been called "the world's most widely read Spanish-language author." In 2004, Allende was inducted into the American Academy of Arts and Letters, and in 2010, she received Chile's National Literature Prize. President Barack Obama awarded her the 2014 Presidential Medal of Freedom.

Allende's novels are often based upon her personal experience and historical events and pay homage to the lives o…Read more on Wikipedia