A Long Petal of the Sea

Isabel Allende explores what it means to live in freedom and under tyranny, to feel displaced and at home.

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Review of ‘A Long Petal of the Sea’

Storyteller par excellence Isabel Allende brings to life an epic saga in A Long Petal of the Sea.

During the Spanish Civil War in 1938, medic Victor Dalmau aids the fight against ruthless General Franco by tending the wounded under the worst possible conditions, while Roser Bruguera, a young piano student, becomes the lover of…

Interview with Isabel Allende

Wouldn’t you love to explore a library or bookstore with your favorite author? Award-winning Chilean author Isabel Allende shares her favorite memories from among the stacks.

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