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Allende, Isabel

Overview
Works: 843 works in 5,904 publications in 37 languages and 122,935 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Biography  Domestic fiction  Juvenile works  Historical fiction  Diary fiction  Suspense fiction  Interviews  Adventure stories 
Roles: Author, Narrator, Interviewee, Bibliographic antecedent, Creator, Author of introduction, Contributor, Other, Editor, Honoree, Speaker, Dedicatee
Classifications: PQ8098.1.L54, 863
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Most widely held works by Isabel Allende
Eva Luna by Isabel Allende( Book )
663 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in 26 languages and held by 8,076 libraries worldwide
Born in the back room of the mansion where her mother toils, and herself in service from an early age, the enchanting and ever-enchanted Eva Luna escapes oppression through story telling. Rolf Carle flees Germany for South America, and ultimately works as a documentary film maker, to escape childhood memories of burying the concentration camp dead
The house of the spirits by Isabel Allende( Book )
365 editions published between 1972 and 2014 in 24 languages and held by 6,615 libraries worldwide
The Trueba family embodies strong feelings from the beginning of the 2 through the assassination of Allende in 1973
Portrait in sepia : a novel by Isabel Allende( Book )
228 editions published between 1899 and 2014 in 19 languages and held by 5,828 libraries worldwide
"Recounted in the voice of a young woman in search of her roots, Portrait in Sepia is a novel about memory and family secrets. Aurora del Valle suffers a brutal trauma that shapes her character and erases from her mind all recollection of the first five years of her life. Raised by her ambitious grandmother, the regal and commanding Paulina del Valle, she grows up in a privileged environment, free of the limitations that circumscribe the lives of women at that time, but tormented by horrible nightmares. When she is forced to recognize her betrayal at the hands of the man she loves, and to cope with the resulting solitude, she decides to explore the mystery of her past."--Jacket
Zorro : a novel by Isabel Allende( Book )
131 editions published between 1984 and 2011 in 18 languages and held by 5,507 libraries worldwide
Witnessing the injustices against Native Americans by European settlers from childhood, Diego de la Vega, the son of an aristocratic Spanish landowner and a Shoshone mother, returns to California from school in Spain to reclaim the hacienda on which he was raised to seek justice for the weak and helpless
Daughter of fortune : a novel by Isabel Allende( Book )
53 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 5,135 libraries worldwide
A Chilean woman searches for her lover in the gold fields of 1840s California. Arriving as a stowaway, Eliza finances her search with various jobs, including playing the piano in a brothel
Of love and shadows by Isabel Allende( Book )
357 editions published between 919 and 2013 in 17 languages and held by 5,009 libraries worldwide
Isabel Allende transports us to a Latin American country in the grip of a military dictatorship, where Irene Beltran, an upperclass journalist, and Francisco Leal, a photographer son of a Marxist professor together discover a hideous crime. They also discover how far they dare go in search of the truth in a nation of terror ... and how very much they risk
Inés of my soul by Isabel Allende( Book )
131 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in 14 languages and held by 4,969 libraries worldwide
Born into a poor Spanish family in the sixteenth century, Inés leaves Spain for the New World to find her missing husband. There she discovers that he's been killed and soon begins a love affair with Pedro de Valdivia, a war hero and field marshall to Francisco Pizarro. Together Inés and Pedro build the new city of Santiago and wage a bloody, ruthless war against the native Chileans
Maya's notebook : a novel by Isabel Allende( Book )
75 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 4,035 libraries worldwide
After the death of her beloved grandfather, nineteen-year-old Maya Vidal, turning to drugs, alcohol, and petty crimes, becomes trapped in a war between assassins, the police, the FBI, and Interpol, until her grandmother helps her escape to the remote island of Chiloé, off coast of Chile where she tries to make sense of her life. Maya, a young American on the run records in her diary her adjustment to a new country, her drug problems, her romantic life, and other developments
Island beneath the sea : a novel by Isabel Allende( Book )
31 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and Dutch and held by 3,716 libraries worldwide
"The story of a mulatta woman, a slave and concubine, determined to take control of her own destiny in a society where that would seem impossible"--Provided by publisher
Aphrodite : a memoir of the senses by Isabel Allende( Book )
131 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in 14 languages and held by 3,443 libraries worldwide
"Blending personal reminiscence with folklore from around the world, historical legends, and memorable moments from literature--erotic and otherwise--Allende spices her narrative with equal portions of humor and insight.... A personal ode to the pleasures of food and sex, Aphrodite celebrates the sensual life with joy and imagination."--Jacket. The final third of the book offers recipes for sauces, hors d'oeuvres, soups, appetizers, main courses, and desserts
La casa de los espíritus by Isabel Allende( Book )
363 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in 11 languages and held by 3,361 libraries worldwide
Remarkable novel which follows the Trueba family from the early 1900s till the overthrow of the Allende government
Ripper : a novel by Isabel Allende( Book )
45 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 3,293 libraries worldwide
This is a fast-paced mystery involving a brilliant teenage sleuth who must unmask a serial killer in San Francisco through Ripper, the online mystery game she plays with her beloved grandfather and friends around the world. Indiana Jackson is thirty-three years old and works in San Francisco at an alternative medicine clinic that attracts all sorts of characters, some of them skeptics, who fall for her candour and humility. Her teenage daughter, Amanda, likes noir literature and hopes to attend MIT, where she will be with Bradley, an old friend that she plans to marry, with or without his consent. In her free time, she plays Ripper, an online role playing game that involves solving real-life mysteries and crimes using information collected by Amanda's father, the Chief Inspector of the San Francisco police. Amanda plays the game via Skype with adolescents from all over the world and with her best friend, her grandfather Blake. Each player in the game has a virtual personality: Amanda is the game master, and Blake is her henchman; the others are Sherlock Holmes, Colonel Paddington, Esmeralda and the psychic Abatha. When Ripper's latest murder mystery the case of the misplaced bat begins to touch their real-world lives, Amanda and her friends know they must find the murderer before he can strike again. This is a true thriller, with twists, surprises, well-placed clues and revelations leading to a climactic finale. -- Provided by publisher
City of the beasts by Isabel Allende( Book )
52 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 2,852 libraries worldwide
When fifteen-year-old Alexander Cold accompanies his individualistic grandmother on an expedition to find a humanoid Beast in the Amazon, he experiences ancient wonders and a supernatural world as he tries to avert disaster for the Indians
The stories of Eva Luna by Isabel Allende( Book )
46 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in English and Norwegian and held by 2,775 libraries worldwide
When her lover asks her to tell him a story, Eva Luna complies with this collection of tales
The infinite plan : a novel by Isabel Allende( Book )
29 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,596 libraries worldwide
The story weaves a vivid and engrossing tale of one man's search for love and his struggle to come to terms with a childhood of poverty and neglect. As he journeys from the Hispanic barrio in Los Angeles to the killing fields of Vietnam to the frenetic life of a lawyer in San Francisco, Gregory Reeves loses himself in an illusory and wrongheaded quest. Only when he circles back to his roots does he find the love and acceptance he has been looking for
Hija de la fortuna by Isabel Allende( Book )
202 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in 22 languages and held by 2,176 libraries worldwide
A Chilean woman searches for her lover in the goldfields of 1840s California. Arriving as a stowaway, Eliza finances her search with various jobs, including playing the piano in a brothel
Kingdom of the Golden Dragon by Isabel Allende( Book )
50 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in 10 languages and held by 1,999 libraries worldwide
Sixteen-year-old Alexander Cold accompanies his grandmother, a writer for a geography magazine, to the remote Forbidden Kingdom in the Himalayas to help locate a sacred statue of a golden dragon before it is stolen by a greedy outsider
El plan infinito by Isabel Allende( Book )
124 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,591 libraries worldwide
This novel tells the poignant story of one man's quest for love and his soul in post-World War II America. Isabel Allende is also the internationally acclaimed bestselling author of "The House of Spirts" and others
La Ciudad de las bestias by Isabel Allende( Book )
93 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,581 libraries worldwide
When fifteen-year-old Alexander Cold accompanies his individualistic grandmother on an expedition to find a humanoid Beast in the Amazon, he experiences ancient wonders and a supernatural world as he tries to avert disaster for the Indians
Forest of the Pygmies by Isabel Allende( Book )
45 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,536 libraries worldwide
Eighteen-year-old Alexander Cold and his grandmother travel to Africa on an elephant-led safari, but discover a corrupt world of poaching and slavery
 
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Alternative Names
Ālanda, Īzābal 1942-
Alénde, Isabel' 1942-
ʾAlindī, ʾĪzābīl 1942-
Aljende, Isabella 1942-
Aljende, Izabela 1942-
Allende, Isabel
Allende, Isabel 1942-
Allende, Isabell
Allende, Isabell 1942-
Allende Llona Isabel 1942-....
Allende Llona, Isabel Angélica 1942-
Allīndī, Iyzābīl 1942-
Allindī, ʾĪzābīl 1942-
Alʹliyindī, Īzābīl
Llona, Isabel Allende
Llona Isabel Allende 1942-....
Альенде, Изабель
איינדה, איזבל
الليندي، ايزابيل
إيزابيل ألليندى، 1942-
アジェンデ, イサベル
イサベル・アジェンデ
Languages
Spanish (1,702)
English (815)
German (344)
Italian (223)
French (126)
Danish (107)
Dutch (76)
Polish (59)
Portuguese (49)
Swedish (33)
Finnish (23)
Turkish (20)
Persian (20)
Romanian (18)
Arabic (17)
Czech (16)
Greek, Modern [1453- ] (14)
Chinese (11)
Croatian (11)
Russian (10)
Norwegian (10)
Slovenian (10)
Icelandic (9)
Serbian (8)
Japanese (7)
Hungarian (6)
Esperanto (6)
Hebrew (5)
Korean (5)
Albanian (5)
Slovak (5)
Indonesian (4)
Sinhalese (3)
Bulgarian (1)
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