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by Isabel Allende
Publisher: Viking (April 1, 2011)
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In Eva Luna, the celebration of a storyteller echoes the story of Allende herself as she has mesmerized the . Eva Luna is the first book I've read by Isabel Allende. She is an excellent writer. Her descriptions make it easy to put oneself in the settings.
Eva Luna is the first book I've read by Isabel Allende. but it took a lot of situations and adventures to get them together. I was most impressed with her descriptions of living conditions of the different locations and the different people in the story.
Isabel Allende always revives one’s faith in the intoxicating power of sheer old-fashioned storytelling. Allende is a skilled storyteller who works like a miniaturist. She captures whole lives with the briefest of lines. What is most admirable about this collection is Allende’s ability to portray a world in which the ordinary and the miraculous, the natural and the supernatural, the political and the particular not only co-exist but actually affect one another. Jane Urquhart, Quill & Quire. In her world, the scales of destiny achieve a rough balance.
More critical acclaim for Isabel Allende’s Eva Luna. A dense, opulent novel. Her best work yet. -Library Journal. Isabel Allende is a prodigious fabulist, weaving extraordinary tales. Elegant, mischievous. Village Voice Literary Supplement. In Eva Luna, Allende widens her range. A rambling, racy, often comic tale. Cleveland Plain Dealer
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.
As Eva tells her story, Isabel Allende conjures up a whole complex South American nation-the rich, the poor, the simple, and the sophisticated-in a novel replete with character and incident, with drama and comedy and history, a novel that will delight and increase her devoted audience.
Eva Luna, amante, revolucionaria, narradora, reclinada en la cama con su amante, le cuenta una historia "que .
Eva Luna, amante, revolucionaria, narradora, reclinada en la cama con su amante, le cuenta una historia "que nunca ha contado antes a nadie", en veintitres vivdos y fascinantes relatos sobre guerrilleros y nigromantes, seductores y tiranos, diplom& 225;ticos y acr& 243;batas. En esta estupenda colecci& 243;n de cuentos, Isabel Allende contin& 250;a la magia de su muy elogiada novela Eva Luna.
Eva Luna is a novel written by Chilean novelist Isabel Allende in 1987 and translated from Spanish to English by Margaret Sayers Peden. Eva Luna takes us into the life of the eponymous protagonist, an orphan who grows up in an unidentified country in South America.
Isabel Allende now ranks as one of the world's most beloved authors. Lying in bed with Eva Luna, he asks her to tell him a story. In 1988, she introduced the world to Eva Luna, in a novel of the same name that recounted the adventurous life of a poor young Latin American woman who finds friendship, love, and some measure of worldly success through her powers as a storyteller. A treasure trove of brilliantly crafted tales, the book showed us once again why "Eva Luna" and her much-celebrated creator have won such a large and devoted readership. We begin with Rolf Carle, the European refugee, journalist, and lover who figured so largely in "Eva Luna.
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