The House Of The Spirits
Isabel Allende
Bantam (1986)
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Authors, Chilean, Chilean Literature, Domestic Fiction, Spanish American Literature, Women Authors, Chilean
Mass Market Paperback 9780553273915
Here, in an astonishing debut by a gifted storyteller, is the magnificent saga of proud and passionate men and women and the turbulent times through which they suffer and triumph. They are the Truebas. And theirs is a world you will not want to leave, and one you will not forget.Esteban -- The patriarch, a volatile and proud man whose lust for land is legendary and who is haunted by his tyrannical passion for the wife he can never completely possess.Clara -- The matriarch, elusive and mysterious, who foretells family tragedy and shapes the fortunes of the house of the Truebas.Blanca -- Their daughter, soft-spoken yet rebellious, whose shocking love for the son of her father's foreman fuels Esteban's everlasting contempt... even as it produces the grandchild he adores.Alba -- The fruit of Blanca's forbidden love, a luminous bearty, a fiery and willful woman... the family's break with the past and link to the future.

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Language English
Dewey 863.64
Cover Price $7.99
No. of Pages 448
Height x Width 173 x 107 mm
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