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Allende, Isabel

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Works: 1,063 works in 5,496 publications in 28 languages and 117,132 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Biography  Domestic fiction  Historical fiction  Juvenile works  Diary fiction  Interviews  Drama  Film adaptations 
Roles: Narrator, Interviewee, Bibliographic antecedent, Creator, Author of introduction, Contributor, Editor, Honoree, Other, Speaker, Dedicatee
Classifications: PQ8098.1.L54, 863
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Most widely held works by Isabel Allende
The house of the spirits by Isabel Allende( Book )
95 editions published between 1972 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 5,739 libraries worldwide
The Trueba family embodies strong feelings from the beginning of the 2 through the assassination of Allende in 1973
Eva Luna by Isabel Allende( Book )
363 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in 14 languages and held by 5,643 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--Résumé de l'éditeur
Daughter of fortune : a novel by Isabel Allende( Book )
49 editions published between 1989 and 2009 in English and Indonesian and held by 5,034 libraries worldwide
"So begins Isabel Allende's new novel, Daughter of Fortune, her most ambitious work of fiction yet. As we follow her spirited heroine on a perilous journey north in the hold of a ship to the rough-and-tumble world of San Francisco and northern California, we enter a world whose newly arrived inhabitants are driven mad by gold fever. A society of single men and prostitutes among whom Eliza moves - with the help of her good friend and savior, the Chinese doctor Tao Chi'en - California opens the door to a new life of freedom and independence for the young Chilean. Her search for the elusive Joaquin gradually turns into another kind of journey that transforms her over time, and what began as a search for love ends up as the conquest of personal freedom. By the time she finally hears news of him, Eliza must decide who her true love really is."--BOOK JACKET
Inés of my soul by Isabel Allende( Book )
96 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 4,561 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
Zorro : a novel by Isabel Allende( Book )
56 editions published between 1984 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 3,738 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. A swashbuckling adventure story that reveals for the first time how Diego de la Vega became the masked man we all know so well Born in southern California late in the eighteenth century, Diego de la Vega is a child of two worlds. His father is an aristocratic Spanish military man turned landowner; his mother, a Shoshone warrior. At the age of sixteen, Diego is sent to Spain, a country chafing under the corruption of Napoleonic rule. He soon joins La Justicia, a secret underground resistance movement devoted to helping the powerless and the poor. Between the New World and the Old, the persona of Zorro is formed, a great hero is born, and the legend begins. After many adventures -- duels at dawn, fierce battles with pirates at sea, and impossible rescues -- Diego de la Vega, a.k.a. Zorro, returns to America to reclaim the hacienda on which he was raised and to seek justice for all who cannot fight for it themselves
Portrait in sepia : a novel by Isabel Allende( Book )
35 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and Romanian and held by 3,680 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
Island beneath the sea : a novel by Isabel Allende( Book )
26 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 3,430 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
Maya's notebook : a novel by Isabel Allende( Book )
52 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 3,313 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 a remote island off the coast of Chile where she tries to make sense of her life
La casa de los espíritus by Isabel Allende( Book )
284 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 3,128 libraries worldwide
Remarkable novel which follows the Trueba family from the early 1900s till the overthrow of the Allende government
The stories of Eva Luna by Isabel Allende( Book )
42 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in English and held by 2,787 libraries worldwide
When her lover asks her to tell him a story, Eva Luna complies with this collection of tales
City of the beasts by Isabel Allende( Book )
40 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 2,677 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 infinite plan : a novel by Isabel Allende( Book )
25 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,587 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
Of love and shadows by Isabel Allende( Book )
35 editions published between 919 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 2,504 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
Aphrodite : a memoir of the senses by Isabel Allende( Book )
19 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in English and held by 2,238 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
De amor y de sombra by Isabel Allende( Book )
215 editions published between 1984 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 2,069 libraries worldwide
A woman reporter in a Latin American country and a photographer are sent on a routine assignment. The two uncover a hideous crime, the revelation of which could challenge the terrorism of the military regime
Kingdom of the Golden Dragon by Isabel Allende( Book )
26 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,860 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
Cuentos de Eva Luna by Isabel Allende( Book )
146 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,826 libraries worldwide
When her lover asks her to tell him a story, Eva Luna complies with this series of tales
Hija de la fortuna by Isabel Allende( Book )
107 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,661 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
Retrato en sepia : novela by Isabel Allende( Book )
98 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 1,639 libraries worldwide
Narrada en la voz de una joven mujer, e;sta es una magni;fica novela histórica situada a finales del siglo XIX en Chile, y una portentosa saga familiar en la que reencontramos algunos personajes de Hija de la fortuna y de La casa de los espiritus, novelas cumbres en la obra de Isabel Allende. El tema principal es la memoria y los secretos de familia. La protagonista, Aurora del Valle, sufre un trauma brutal que determina su carácter y borra de su mente los primeros cinco años de su vida. Criada por su ambiciosa abuela, Paulina del Valle, crece en un ambiente privilegiado, libre de muchas de las limitaciones que oprimen a las mujeres de su epoca, pero atormentada por horribles pesadillas. Cuando debe afrontar la traición del hombre que ama y la soledad, decide explorar el misterio de su pasado. Una obra de extraordinaria dimensión humana que eleva la narrativa de la autora a cotas de perfección literaria
El plan infinito by Isabel Allende( Book )
133 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 1,603 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
 
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Alternative Names
Ālanda, Īzābal, 1942-
Alénde, Isabel', 1942-
ʾAlindī, ʾĪzābīl, 1942-
Aljende, Isabella, 1942-
Aljende, Izabela, 1942-
Allende Bussi Isabel 1942-....
Allende, Isabell
Allende, Isabell 1942-
Allende Llona, Isabel, 1942-
Allende Llona, Isabel Angélica, 1942-
Allīndī, Iyzābīl, 1942-
Allindī, ʾĪzābīl, 1942-
Alʹliyindī, Īzābīl
Bussi 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 (1,414)
English (707)
German (69)
Italian (65)
Danish (59)
Portuguese (41)
Dutch (25)
French (23)
Polish (7)
Persian (7)
Romanian (7)
Norwegian (7)
Croatian (4)
Serbian (4)
Arabic (3)
Czech (3)
Swedish (3)
Greek, Modern [1453- ] (3)
Albanian (3)
Japanese (2)
Indonesian (2)
Hebrew (2)
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Korean (1)
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