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Isabel Allende Llona (b. 1942), Chilean born novelist (US citizen since 2003). Do not confuse with María Isabel Allende Bussi (b. 1945), daughter of former Chilean president Salvador Allende; cousin of the novelist.

The House of the Spirits 12,064 copies, 202 reviews
Daughter of Fortune 7,733 copies, 167 reviews
Eva Luna 4,259 copies, 58 reviews
Portrait in Sepia 3,630 copies, 60 reviews
Paula 3,419 copies, 79 reviews
Zorro 3,034 copies, 109 reviews
City of the Beasts 2,925 copies, 64 reviews
Of Love and Shadows 2,768 copies, 41 reviews
The Stories of Eva Luna 2,489 copies, 24 reviews
Inés of My Soul 2,264 copies, 80 reviews
The Infinite Plan 2,039 copies, 33 reviews
Island Beneath the Sea 2,036 copies, 103 reviews
Kingdom of the Golden Dragon 1,550 copies, 21 reviews
The Japanese Lover 1,439 copies, 94 reviews
Aphrodite: A Memoir of the Senses 1,422 copies, 18 reviews
Forest of the Pygmies 1,094 copies, 11 reviews
The Sum of Our Days: A Memoir 1,080 copies, 34 reviews
Maya's Notebook 920 copies, 60 reviews
Ripper 827 copies, 62 reviews
In the Midst of Winter 726 copies, 45 reviews
A Long Petal of the Sea 711 copies, 45 reviews
Cartas de Paula (Editor) 36 copies, 1 review
Guggenheim Lovers 19 copies, 1 review
Sargasso 11 copies
The Soul of a Woman 9 copies, 1 review
Nina perversa 5 copies
Two Words 4 copies
Tosca. CD 2 copies
Impunity 1 copy
Chili 1 copy
The Girls 1 copy
1989 1 copy
2002 1 copy
2003 1 copy
2001 1 copy
Clarisa 1 copy
2000 1 copy
Open Veins of Latin America: Five Centuries of the Pillage of a Continent (Foreword, some editions) 1,841 copies, 33 reviews
The Oxford Book of Gothic Tales (Contributor) 473 copies, 6 reviews
Black Water 2: More Tales of the Fantastic (Contributor) 132 copies, 3 reviews
Granta 21: The Story-Teller (Contributor) 121 copies, 1 review
Granta 33: What Went Wrong (Contributor) 111 copies
The Gates of Paradise (Contributor) 99 copies, 2 reviews
The Penguin Book of Erotic Stories by Women (Contributor) 74 copies, 1 review
Huellas de las literaturas hispanoamericanas (Contributor) 43 copies, 1 review
Tales Of Zorro (Afterword) 15 copies
In Praise of Women (Foreword) 13 copies
Of Love and Shadows [1994 film] (Original novel) 3 copies, 1 review
Faerie Magazine, #33 Winter 2015 (Interviewed) 1 copy, 1 review

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Born in Peru and raised in Chile, Isabel Allende is the author of eight novels, including, most recently, Zorro, Portrait in Sepia, and Daughter of Fortune. She has also written a collection of stories; three memoirs, including My Invented Country and Paula; 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.
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Isabel Allende Llona (b. 1942), Chilean born novelist (US citizen since 2003).
Do not confuse with María Isabel Allende Bussi (b. 1945), daughter of former Chilean president Salvador Allende; cousin of the novelist.

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