Isabel Allende was born in Chile in 1942. She is a prolific writer, widely translated, whose works include a short-story collection, Stories of Eva Luna (1989), and the novels The House of the Spirits (1982), Inés My Soul (2006) and, most recently, The Island Beneath The Sea (2010).
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Fiction | The Online Edition
Gift for a Sweetheart
‘Horacio Fortunato was forty-six when the languid Jewish woman who was to change his roguish ways and deflate his fanfaronade entered his life.’
Fiction | Issue 21
The Judge’s Wife
‘Nicolas Vidal always knew he would lose his head over a woman.’