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La casa de los espíritus Librarian s note An alternate cover edition to this ISBN is available hereHere, in an astonishing debut by a gifted storyteller, is the 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.Esteban The patriarch, a volatile and proud man whose lust for land is legendary and who is haunted by his tyrannical passion for the wife he can never completely possess.Clara The matriarch, elusive and mysterious, who foretells family tragedy and shapes the fortunes of the house of the Truebas.Blanca Their daughter, soft spoken yet rebellious, whose shocking love for the son of her father s foreman fuels Esteban s everlasting contempt even as it produces the grandchild he adores.Alba The fruit of Blanca s forbidden love, a luminous bearty, a fiery and willful woman the family s break with the past and link to the future. Read La casa de los espíritus By Isabel Allende – wholesalesweetshop.co.uk

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  1. House of the Spirits started my love affair with Isabel Allende s writing twenty years ago I remember how the first line Barrabas came to us from the sea left me captivated and eager to read on In college, I was fortunate that La Casa de los Espiritus was required reading for one of my classes, so I read the prose a second time in Spanish Allende s writing is exceptional in both languages Recently, I completed Allende s memoir The Sum of Our Days She reveals that Clara represents her own House of the Spirits started my love affair with Isabel Allende s writing twenty years ago I remember how the first line Barrabas came to us from the sea left me captivated and eager to read on In college, I was fortunate that La Casa de los Espiritus was required reading for one of my classes, so I read the prose a second time in Spanish Allende s writing is exceptional in both languages Recently, I completed Allende s memoir The Sum of Our Days She reveals that Clara represents her own grandmother she also had the gift of being clairvoyant and communicating with all the spirits that entered her home by way of a three legged table and...

  2. Gabriel Garcia Marquez comparisons aside, it s hard to review this book without references to the magical realism and the narrative styles of Latin America I truly believe that anyone not familiar with the above mentioned, would likely be a bit thrown, even put off by these influences Still, this is a brilliantly written story, epic in its truest sense Covering four generations of women with a man as the common thread between them , it races through the simplicity of the old world into the c Gabriel Garcia Marquez comparisons aside, it s hard to review this book without references to the magical realism and the narrative styles of Latin America I truly believe that anyone not familiar with the above mentioned, would likely be a bit thrown, even put off by these influences Still, this is a brilliantly written story, epic in its truest sense Covering four generations of women with a man as the common thread between them , it races through the simplicity of the old world into the complexity of an increasingly global existance and the insistance that this country enter into the morphing global economy and political stage The true classics know how to do one particular thing very well They are able to capture the reader with the emotive ties to the characters in a microcosm while placing the...

  3. When I was a kid, me and my brother used to spend most weekends at our grandparents house And most of those weekends we would watch one of the same two movies on the good ol VCR Steel Magnolias and The House of the Spirits No one seems to know the latter movie when I mention it, but it starred a bunch of impressive names Meryl Streep, Jeremy Irons, Glenn Close, Antonio Banderas and Winona Ryder My memory might be painting a better picture than the truth, but me and my brother LOVED the mov When I was a kid, me and my brother used to spend most weekends at our grandparents house And most of those weekends we would watch one of the same two movies on the good ol VCR Steel Magnolias and The House of the Spirits No one seems to know the latter movie when I mention it, but it starred a bunch of impressive names Meryl Streep, Jeremy Irons, Glenn Close, Antonio Banderas and Winona Ryder My memory might be painting a better picture than the truth, but me and my brother LOVED the movie.So it really kinda amazes me that it took so long for me to get my hands on the book and finally read it It s everything I can t help but love A rich family s...

  4. If this world is going to be a better place for our grandchildren and great grandchildren, it will be women who make it soIsabel Allende.Phewee The House of the Spirits is a tumultuous epic which chronicles four generations of two extraordinary families.The eponymous house is large it boasts three courtyards and a Chil an version of the Addams Family.Imagine too, if you will, Barrab s, the somewhat unnatural domesticated dog horse, who was ill advisedly fed olive oil until he covered theIf this world is going to be a better place for our grandchildren and great grandchildren, it will be women who make it soIsabel Allende.Phewee The House of the Spirits is a tumultuous epic which chronicles four generations of two extraordinary families.The eponymous house is large it boasts three courtyards and a Chil an version of the Addams Family.Imagine too, if you will, Barrab s, the somewhat unnatural domesticated dog horse, who was ill advisedly fed olive oil until he covered the house from top to bottom with diarrhoea Blurrgh Following in the giant footsteps of Gabriel Garc a M rquez, Allende lets rip with her own brand of el realismo m gico.Strong female roles abound in this captivating story, from Rosa who has the maritime grace of a mermaid , to Clara the soothsayer, whose apocalyptic visions include exploding horses a...

  5. 4.5 5Esteban, Trueba,how does your childhood grow With fear and guilt and such hard workand a love that leaves you low.In thoughts of grief and thoughts of rage,and a slump of of broken land,you will rape your heart out, Esteban,set life to your demand.Clara, Clara, clairvoyant,how does your marriage keep With magic silent and so near,to where your children sleep.When tragedy has struck your home,and the bull is in the shop,reality will find you there,your disengagement stop.Humans, humans, high 4.5 5Esteban, Trueba,how does your childhood grow With fear and guilt and such hard workand a love that leaves you low.In thoughts of grief and thoughts of rage,and a slump of of broken land,you will rape your heart out, Esteban,set life to your demand.Clara, Clara, clairvoyant,how does your marriage keep With magic silent and so near,to where your children sleep.When tragedy has struck your home,and the bull is in the shop,reality will find you there,your disengagement stop.Humans, humans, high and low,what does your life move toward To riches spun in paradise,And poor ones marching forward.When man must strain for food and work,and women for their life,the wealth grows lazy in its keep,and tensions run in strife.Politics, politics,what are your true names The search for living fair and true,the beasts of power games.When fear drives sides to action,and b...

  6. I have never in my life read a book where SO MUCH HAPPENS AY Generation after generation of DEATH AND DESTRUCTION, AMIRITE I seriously don t know how to rate this book Personally it wasn t a favourite, I found myself overwhelmed and bombarded with so much tragedy and injustice and found no love in any of the characters, but I really appreciated so much of what happened and really enjoyed learningabout magical realism.Here s my video review of this I have never in my life read a book where SO MUCH HAPPENS AY Generation after generation of DEATH AND D...

  7. Wow If you look up epic family dramas, sweeping sagas you are sure to find the The House of the Spirits at the top of the list It s hard to capture what this book covers as it covers so much The story of the three generations of the Trueba family How their lives have changed over many, many years Their loves, grief, joy, family, politics, greed, desires, andI felt that there was so much heartbreak and tragedy in this story But I kept thinking about this one.even when I was not Wow If you look up epic family dramas, sweeping sagas you are sure to find the The House of the Spirits at the top of the list It s hard to capture what this book covers as it covers so much The story of the three generations of the Trueba family How their lives have changed over many, many years Their loves, grief, joy, family, politics, greed, desires, andI felt that there was so much heartbreak and tragedy in this story But I kept thinking about this one.even when I was not reading it It is beautiful I wish that I could go back and start it all over again.Esteban Trueba..hmmm, he is a monster I think Though does he ultimately redeem himself Clara.a wonderful character, who I wanted to hearabout and her talents The book touches on magical realism and it was done perfectly, weaved into the lives of each of the Trueba family members The love between Blanca and Pedro Tercero Garc a.epic Throw in a government political coup Oh I want to hearandabout these wonderful characters....

  8. I did not finish this book I didn t think it was one of the worst books for me but it was simply not destined to entertain me There was some potential in it But it was disjointed I tried further than I should ve, because it...

  9. 2.5 stars, actually Still waiting for Goodreads to give me that half star option Let s be honest, Isabel Allende is chick lit that you re not embarrassed to read on the Metro It s got just enough faux Garcia Marquez, magical realism lite charm to fool people into thinking it s moderately intellectual I don t have a big problem with that as long as people realize what s going on because Allende is a fine storyteller This novel, her first and most famous, is a fairly traditional family sa 2.5 stars, actually Still waiting for Goodreads to give me that half star option Let s be honest, Isabel Allende is chick lit that you re not embarrassed to read on the Metro It s got just enough faux Garcia Marquez, magical realism lite charm to fool people into thinking it s moderately intellectual I don t have a big problem with that as long as people realize what s going on because Allende is a fine storyteller This novel, her first and most famous, is a fairly traditional family saga following three generations of an upper class Chilean family from the early 20th century to the Pinochet era The writing is lovely throughout, with vivid descriptions particularly of places and characters physical surroundings The...

  10. 276 La casa de los esp ritus The House of The Spirits, Isabel AllendeThe House of the Spirits Spanish La casa de los esp ritus, 1982 is the debut novel of Isabel Allende The novel was rejected by several Spanish language publishers before being published in Buenos Aires in 1982 It became an instant best seller, was critically acclaimed, and catapulted Allende to literary stardom The novel was named Best Novel of the Year in Chile in 1982, and Allende received the country s Panorama Lite 276 La casa de los esp ritus The House of The Spirits, Isabel AllendeThe House of the Spirits Spanish La casa de los esp ritus, 1982 is the debut novel of Isabel Allende The novel was rejected by several Spanish language publishers before being published in Buenos Aires in 1982 It became an instant best seller, was critically acclaimed, and catapulted Allende to literary stardom The novel was named Best Novel of the Year in Chile in 1982, and Allende received the country s Panorama Literario award The House of the Spirits has been translated into over 37 languages The story details the life of the Trueba family, spanning four generations, and tracing the post colonial social and political upheavals of Chile though the country s name, and the names of figures closely paralleling historical ones, such as ...

  11. This took me some time to read as I wanted to savour it for as long as possible and not have it end This is my first Allende novel which depicts an epic story of a Latin American family that spans 3 generations Weaved throughout are hints of mysticism, history, political unrest, cultural richness along with vivid descriptions of a cast of characters in which some evoke ethereal auras and others violent furies.Allende s masterful style of writing is lavish with foreshadowing and thematic contra This took me some time to read as I wanted to savour it for as long as possible and not have it end This is my first Allende novel which depicts an epic story of a Latin American family that spans 3 generations Weaved throughout are hints of mysticism, history, political unrest, cultural richness along with vivid descriptions of a cast of characters in which some evoke ethereal auras and others violent furies.Allen...

  12. Passions, Politics, Psychics in Three Generations of Chilean FamilyIsabel Allende s stunning saga, The House of the Spirits, spans three generations of the Chilean Trueba family ending a few years after the Sept 11, 1973 government overthrow led by General Pinochet, the awful right wing dictator who, with the U.S govt s support, seized the chance opened upon fears that Marxists would take over Chile.Ms Allende , who to my mind should soon be Chile s 3d Nobel Laureate in Literature, wrote the Passions, Politics, Psychics in Three Generations of Chilean FamilyIsabel Allende s stunning saga, The House of the Spirits, spans three generations of the Chilean Trueba family ending a few years after the Sept 11, 1973 government overthrow led by General Pinochet, the awful right wing dictator who, with the U.S govt s support, seized the chance opened upon fears that Marxists would take over Chile.Ms Allende , who to my mind should soon be Chile s 3d Nobel Laureate in Literature, wrote the novel based loosely on her own family and nation The novel s fictional characters and events follow closely the lives and times of Chile, Pinochet and Salvadore Allende, her first cousin o...

  13. 100 Years of Solitude except not boring, is what Isabel Allende s 1982 landmark of magical realism is Like Gabriel Garcia Marquez s epic, it follows several cyclic generations of a family through the history of a country But it has an immediacy that 100 Years, with its frustrating mist, lacks the story is better It s a better book it s the best book in the magical realism genre I ve read.South American literature is different from the rest no, seriously, it is, I know that s a huge genera 100 Years of Solitude except not boring, is what Isabel Allende s 1982 landmark of magical realism is Like Gabriel Garcia Marquez s epic, it follows several cyclic generations of a family through the history of a country But it has an immediacy that 100 Years, with its frustrating mist, lacks the story is better It s a better book it s the best book in the magical realism genre I ve read.South American literature is different from the rest no, seriously, it is, I know that s a huge generalization and some South American books are just like other books, but when you read the big towering classics from South America they feel different, and the difference is magic Also violence, but that s a trait all colonized literature shares We talk about magical realism a lot that s a patronizing term meaning that it s j...