Review of Eva Luna by Isabel Allende

Meet New York Times bestselling author Isabel Allende’s most enchanting creation, Eva Luna: a lover, a writer, a revolutionary, and above all a storyteller. Eva Luna is the daughter of a professor’s assistant and a snake-bitten gardener—born poor, orphaned at an early age, and working as a servant. Eva is a naturally gifted and imaginative storyteller who […]

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3 Days, 3 Quotes, 3 Tags

Happy new week! Starting this week off with some inspiring quotes.  Thanks very much to Lana, over at Welcome to Our Campfire for tagging me in the 3 Days, 3 Quotes, 3 Tags Challenge. The rules are simple: Thank you to the person who nominates you Post one quote per day for 3 consecutive days (day […]

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Spell April in Books (Tag)

I saw some book tags floating around the blogosphere earlier this year, including one that asked participants to spell the month of February in books (and/ or authors).  We’re a bit past February so I’m doing one for April.  I used a combination of authors’ names to get my month done. APRIL A- Miguel Ángel […]

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Thoughts on The House of Spirits by Isabel Allende

  One of my favourite books is The House of Spirits by Isabel Allende.  This story uses the Chilean dictatorship period as its backdrop and is infused with the lyrical magical realism which characterises much of Latin American Literature. I recommend this book to all the students who pass through my Latin American History classes, […]

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