The Stories of Eva Luna

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Atria Books #ad - This treasure trove of brilliantly crafted stories is a superb example of a writer working at the height of her powers. Lying in bed with her european lover, refugee and journalist Rolf Carlé, Eva answers his request for a story “you have never told anyone before” with these twenty-three samples of her vibrant artistry.

An intoxicating collection of short fiction by one of the most beloved writers of our time—available for the first time in ebook. Eva luna is a young woman whose powers as a storyteller bring her friendship and love. Rendered in her sumptuously imagined, uniquely magical style, The Stories of Eva Luna is the cornerstone of Allende’s work.

The Stories of Eva Luna #ad - Interweaving the real and the magical, she explores love, compassion, vengeance, and the strengths of women, creating a world that is at once poignantly familiar and intriguingly new.

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Eva Luna: A Novel

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Atria Books #ad - Meet new york times bestselling author isabel allende’s most enchanting creation, a writer, Eva Luna: a lover, a revolutionary, and above all a storyteller—available for the first time in ebook. Eva luna is the daughter of a professor’s assistant and a snake-bitten gardener—born poor, orphaned at an early age, and working as a servant.

. In this novel, whose brain is addled by rum and who believes in all the catholic saints and a few of her own invention; a street urchin who grows into a petty criminal and, she shares the story of her own life and introduces readers to a diverse and eccentric cast of characters including the Lebanese émigré who befriends her and takes her in; her unfortunate godmother, later, a leader in the guerrilla struggle; a celebrated transsexual entertainer who instructs her in the ways of the adult world; and a young refugee whose flight from postwar Europe will prove crucial to Eva's fate.

Eva Luna: A Novel #ad - Eva is a naturally gifted and imaginative storyteller who meets people from all stations and walks of life. Though she has no wealth, she trades her stories like currency with people who are kind to her. As eva tells her story, isabel allende conjures up a whole complex south american nation—the rich, with battles and passions, and the sophisticated—in a novel replete with character and incident, the poor, rebellions and reunions, the simple, with drama and comedy and history, a novel that celebrates the power of imagination to create a better world.

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Of Love and Shadows: A Novel

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Atria Books #ad - Together, ultimately, they will risk everything for justice—and, to embrace the passion that binds them. Together, they are an inseparable team and—despite Irene’s engagement to an army captain—form a passionate connection. As a magazine journalist, an unusual profession for a woman with her privileged upbringing, she is constantly challenging the oppressive regime.

Of Love and Shadows: A Novel #ad - When an assignment leads them to uncover an unspeakable crime, they are determined to reveal the truth in a nation overrun by terror and violence. Her investigative partner is photographer Francisco Leal, the son of impoverished Spanish Marxist émigrés. Available for the first time in ebook, this profoundly moving tale of love, bravery, and tragedy by New York Times bestselling author Isabel Allende brings to life a country ruled with an iron fist—and the men and women who dare to challenge it.

Irene beltrán is a force to be reckoned with.

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Blow-Up: And Other Stories

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Pantheon #ad - . Originally published in hardcover as end of the game and other stories, ” which was the basis for Michelangelo Antonioni’s film of the same name—shows Julio Cortázar's nimble capacity to explore the shadowy realm where the everyday meets the mysterious, the fifteen stories collected here—including “Blow-Up, perhaps even the terrible.

Blow-Up: And Other Stories #ad - A young girl spends her summer vacation in a country house where a tiger roams. A man reading a mystery finds out too late that he is the murderer’s intended victim.

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The House of the Spirits: A Novel

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Atria Books #ad - The patriarch esteban is a volatile, proud man whose voracious pursuit of political power is tempered only by his love for his delicate wife Clara, a woman with a mystical connection to the spirit world. Spectacular. An absorbing and distinguished work. The house of the spirits with its all-informing, is a unique achievement, both personal witness and possible allegory of the past, present, and humane sensibility, generous, and future of Latin America.

The House of the Spirits: A Novel #ad - The new york times book reviewthe house of the spirits, the unforgettable first novel that established Isabel Allende as one of the world’s most gifted storytellers, brings to life the triumphs and tragedies of three generations of the Trueba family. When their daughter blanca embarks on a forbidden love affair in defiance of her implacable father, the result is an unexpected gift to Esteban: his adored granddaughter Alba, a beautiful and strong-willed child who will lead her family and her country into a revolutionary future.

One of the most important novels of the twentieth century, magic, weaving the personal and the political into a universal story of love, The House of the Spirits is an enthralling epic that spans decades and lives, and fate.

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Cuentos de Eva Luna Spanish Edition

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PLAZA & JANES #ad - Una niña solitaria se enamora del amante de su madre y practica misteriosas ceremonias rituales; una mujer permanece medio siglo encerrada en un sótano, víctima de un caudillo celoso; en el fragor de una batalla, un hombre viola a una muchacha y mata a su padre. Y, como la poesía, esta prosa requiere la más cuidadosa atención.

Barbara kingsolver, The New York Times Book Review. Veintitrés relatos de amor y violencia secretamente entrelazados por un fino hilo narrativo y un rico lenguaje que recrea azarosas peripecias en un mundo exuberante y voluptuoso. Stas son algunas de las historias reunidas en este volumen, que recupera con pulso vibrante los inolvidables protagonistas de la novela Eva Luna: Rolf Carlé, la maestra Inés, el Benefactor.

Cuentos de Eva Luna Spanish Edition #ad - . Reseña:«estos cuentos son delicados, sus imágenes parecen poesía.

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Complete Stories

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New Directions #ad - Complete Stories #ad - Originally a cloth edition of eighty-six stories, now we have eighty- nine in all, covering her whole amazing career, from her teenage years to her deathbed. One of the most phenomenally acclaimed and successful books of recent years is now available as a paperback—with three just-discovered stories Here, gathered in one volume, are the stories that made Clarice a Brazilian legend.

In these pages, old people who don’t know what to do with themselves— and in their stories, we meet teenagers becoming aware of their sexual and artistic powers, humdrum housewives whose lives are shattered by unexpected epiphanies, Clarice takes us through their lives—and hers—and ours.  .

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Nada: A Novel Modern Library Torchbearers

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Modern Library #ad - In one year, and her lovely aunt gloria, as her innocence melts away, Andrea learns the truth about her overbearing and religious Aunt Angustias, musically gifted uncle Román and his violent brother Juan, her cruelly sensual, who provides the family's bread with furtive gambling expeditions. She also learns the truth about Ena—and why her friendship goes hand in hand with her interest in Andrea’s family.

Peppered with dark humor, energy, and hope, emerging wiser and stronger, Carmen Laforet's stunning classic is the story of a young woman who endures the harsh realities of post-Civil War Barcelona, and with a bright future ahead of her. Living in genteel squalor in a mysterious house on Calle de Aribau, Andrea relies on her wealthy, beautiful, bohemian friend Ena to prove that normal life exists beyond the gothic dwelling she calls home.

Nada: A Novel Modern Library Torchbearers #ad - Renowned as spain’s the catcher in the rye, polarized,  this passionate coming-of-age novel follows a rebellious college-age girl as she uncovers her family’s secrets in chaotic, post-Civil War Barcelona. Andrea, an eighteen-year-old orphan, moves in with her volatile Barcelona relatives to attend the local University.

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Inés of My Soul: A Novel

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Harper #ad - A passionate tale of love, and conquest from the New York Times bestselling author of The House of the Spirits, freedom, Isabelle Allende. Born into a poor family in spain, Inés Suárez, finds herself condemned to a life of poverty without opportunity as a lowly seamstress. Struck by the same restless hope and opportunism,  Inés uses her shiftless husband's disappearance to Peru as an excuse to embark on her own adventure.

After learning of her husband's death in battle, she meets the fiery war hero, Pedro de Valdivia and begins a love that not only changes her life but the course of history. But it's the sixteenth century, the beginning of the Spanish conquest of the Americas. Based on the real historical events that founded Chile, Allende takes us on a whirlwind adventure of love and loss seen through the eyes of a daring, complicated woman who fought for freedom.

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