The House of the Spirits
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 »