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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 12,103 copies, 208 reviews
Daughter of Fortune 7,649 copies, 168 reviews
Eva Luna 4,290 copies, 61 reviews
Portrait in Sepia 3,663 copies, 61 reviews
Paula 3,446 copies, 79 reviews
Zorro 3,051 copies, 109 reviews
City of the Beasts 2,954 copies, 64 reviews
Of Love and Shadows 2,805 copies, 44 reviews
The Stories of Eva Luna 2,512 copies, 24 reviews
Inés of My Soul 2,282 copies, 80 reviews
The Infinite Plan 2,060 copies, 33 reviews
Island Beneath the Sea 2,059 copies, 103 reviews
My Invented Country: A Memoir 1,524 copies, 41 reviews
Kingdom of the Golden Dragon 1,478 copies, 21 reviews
The Japanese Lover 1,476 copies, 94 reviews
Aphrodite: A Memoir of the Senses 1,429 copies, 18 reviews
The Sum of Our Days: A Memoir 1,100 copies, 35 reviews
Forest of the Pygmies 1,087 copies, 11 reviews
Maya's Notebook 914 copies, 60 reviews
Ripper 821 copies, 62 reviews
A Long Petal of the Sea 770 copies, 46 reviews
In the Midst of Winter 755 copies, 45 reviews
The Soul of a Woman 78 copies, 5 reviews
Cartas de Paula (Editor) 36 copies, 1 review
Guggenheim Lovers 17 copies, 1 review
Sargasso 11 copies
Nina perversa 5 copies
Two Words 4 copies
Tosca. CD 2 copies
The Girls 1 copy
2001 1 copy
Chili 1 copy
Impunity 1 copy
2003 1 copy
2002 1 copy
1989 1 copy
Clarisa 1 copy
2000 1 copy
Open Veins of Latin America: Five Centuries of the Pillage of a Continent (Foreword, some editions) 1,878 copies, 34 reviews
The Oxford Book of Gothic Tales (Contributor) 474 copies, 6 reviews
Black Water 2: More Tales of the Fantastic (Contributor) 133 copies, 3 reviews
Granta 21: The Story-Teller (Contributor) 121 copies, 1 review
Granta 33: What Went Wrong (Contributor) 110 copies
The Gates of Paradise (Contributor) 98 copies, 2 reviews
The Penguin Book of Erotic Stories by Women (Contributor) 71 copies, 1 review
Huellas de las literaturas hispanoamericanas (Contributor) 43 copies, 1 review
In Praise of Women (Foreword) 15 copies
Tales Of Zorro (Afterword) 14 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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