The House of the Spirits
Spanish American literature
From Library Staff
The Trueba family embodies strong feelings from the beginning of the 20th century through the assassination of Allende in 1973.
A magnificent saga of proud and passionate men and women and the turbulent times through which they suffer and triumph.
A magnificent saga of proud and passionate men and women and the turbulent times through which they suffer and triumph. They are the Truebas. And theirs is a world you will not want to leave, and one you will not forget.
"Allende, niece of the Chilean president slain in the military coup of 1973, has written a compelling family chronicle that continues a long tradition in Latin American literature. Allende's portrait of the Trueba clan and her picture of an unnamed country's political history brim with the a... Read More »
In one of the most important and beloved Latin American works of the twentieth century, Isabel Allende weaves a luminous tapestry of three generations of the Trueba family, revealing both triumphs and tragedies. Here is patriarch Esteban, whose wild desires and political machinations are tempered... Read More »
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