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A LONG PETAL OF THE SEA TPB

Allende, Isabel

Εκδότης Bloomsbury , ISBN 9781526615916

THE INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER 'One of the strongest and most affecting works in Allende's long career' New York Times Book Review 'Allende's style is impressively Olympian and the payoff is remarkable' Guardian 'Her place as an icon of world literature was secured long ago' Khaled Hosseini *A Daily Telegraph and Irish Times Highlight for 2020* September 3, 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, he is forced out of his beloved Barcelona and into exile.

When opportunity to seek refuge arises, they board a ship chartered by the poet Pablo Neruda to Chile, the promised long petal of sea and wine and snow . There, they find themselves enmeshed in a rich web of characters who come together in love and tragedy over the course of four generations, destined to witness the battle between freedom and repression as it plays out across the world. A masterful work of historical fiction that soars from the Spanish Civil War to the rise and fall of Pinochet, A Long Petal of the Sea is Isabel Allende at the height of her powers.

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THE INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER 'One of the strongest and most affecting works in Allende's long career' New York Times Book Review 'Allende's style is impressively Olympian and the payoff is remarkable' Guardian 'Her place as an icon of world literature was secured long ago' Khaled Hosseini *A Daily Telegraph and Irish Times Highlight for 2020* September 3, 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, he is forced out of his beloved Barcelona and into exile.

When opportunity to seek refuge arises, they board a ship chartered by the poet Pablo Neruda to Chile, the promised long petal of sea and wine and snow . There, they find themselves enmeshed in a rich web of characters who come together in love and tragedy over the course of four generations, destined to witness the battle between freedom and repression as it plays out across the world. A masterful work of historical fiction that soars from the Spanish Civil War to the rise and fall of Pinochet, A Long Petal of the Sea is Isabel Allende at the height of her powers.

Πληροφορίες προϊόντος

  • Συγγραφέας Allende, Isabel
  • Eκδότης Bloomsbury
  • ISBN 9781526615916
  • Κωδικός Ευριπίδη 040100071870
  • Έτος κυκλοφορίας 2020
  • Σελίδες 336
  • Διαστάσεις 13χ20
  • Βάρος 254 gr

Allende, Isabel

Συγγραφέας

Isabel Allende was born in Lima, Peru, in 1942 and moved to Chile as a child. She was a journalist for many years before publishing her first novel, The House of the Spirits in 1982. She is the author of eight novels, including Ines of My Soul, Daughter of Fortune, and Portrait in Sepia. She has also written a collection of stories, four memoirs, and a trilogy of children's novels. Her books have been translated into more than twenty-seven languages and have become bestsellers across four continents. In 2004 she was inducted into the American Academy of Arts and Letters. Isabel Allende lives in California. More books by Allende, Isabel

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