About the Author
Isabel Allende is a Chilean-American author whose books are renowned for their magical realist elements and brilliant storytelling. Often considered one of the most widely-read Spanish-language authors, Allende achieved international fame with The House of the Spirits. Her contributions to literature include The City of Beasts, Eva Luna, and Paula, a memoir of her daughter’s death.
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Hometown:San Rafael, California
Date of Birth:August 2, 1942
Place of Birth:Lima, Peru