That September 2, 1939, the day of the Spanish exiles' splendid arrival in Chile, the Second World War broke out in Europe.Victor Dalmau is a young doctor when he is caught up in the Spanish Civil War, a tragedy that leaves his life - and the fate of his country - forever changed. Together with his sister-in-law, the pianist Roser Bruguera, he is forced out of his beloved Barcelona and into exile.When opportunity to seek refuge in Chile arises, they take it, boarding a ship chartered by the poet..
'My name is Eva, which means 'life', according to a book of names my mother consulted. I was born in the back room of a shadowy house, and grew up amidst ancient furniture, books in Latin, and human mummies, but none of those things made me melancholy, because I came into the world with a breath of the jungle in my memory'. Isabel Allende tells the sweet and sinister story of an orphan who beguiles the world with her astonishing visions, triumphing over the worst of adversity and bringing light ..
**THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER** **The captivating new novel from the multi-million-bestselling author of The House of the Spirits and The Japanese Lover**'In some of the most beautiful passages in the novel, Allende explores the gentle but redemptive depths of mature love and the paths it can take . . . Allende has an unflashy wisdom to offer, a maturity that illuminates her storytelling . . . it pursues an age-old question: how to live a full life and find meaning, not just survive or endure ..
**THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER**
**The captivating new novel from the multi-million-bestselling author of The House of the Spirits and The Japanese Lover**
New York Times bestseller Isabel Allende returns with a beautifully crafted, multi-generational novel of struggle, endurance and friendship against the odds.
Amid the biggest Brooklyn snowstorm in living memory, an unexpected friendship blossoms between three people thrown together by circumstance. Richard Bowmaster, a lonely unive..
From internationally bestselling author Isabel Allende comes an exquisitely crafted, multigenerational love story.
In 1939, as Poland falls under the shadow of the Nazis and the world goes to war, young Alma Belasco's parents send her overseas to live with an aunt and uncle in their opulent San Francisco mansion. There she meets Ichimei Fukuda, the son of the family's Japanese gardener, and between them a tender love blossoms, but following Pearl Harbor the two are cruelly pulled apart. Throu..
The life story of Isabel Allende – one of the world's favourite writers – is as exotic, passionate and inspiring as one of her novels.
Just three when her parents divorced, Isabel Allende was raised in her grandparents' home in Chile. She left school at 16; and married Miguel Frías at 19. She then juggled her work as a journalist, editor, advice columnist and television interviewer with looking after her two children.
But when her cousin the Chilean president Salvador Allende was assassina..
Plasat intr-o tara a arestarilor arbitrare, a disparitiilor bruste si a executiilor sumare, romanul magic al Isabelei Allende ne spune povestea plina de pasiune a doi oameni pregatiti sa riste totul de dragul justitiei si adevarului. Irene Beltran e reporter si vine dintr-o familie bogata. Francisco Leal e un fotograf tanar angajat secret in subminarea dictaturii militare. Francisco e puternic atras de frumusetea Irenei si nu-i pasa ca logodnicul ei e capitan in armata. Cand cei doi se duc sa in..
Urmarea memoriilor din Paula. Cu lirism si candoare dezarmanta, povesteste lupta familiei Allende cu sine pentru a se impaca cu moartea Paulei la numai 28 de ani. 'Allende e un geniu' (Los Angeles Times)..