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PAPERBACK 1986 EDITION. WELL READ AND CREASED ON FRONT COVER & SPINE. PRIOR OWNER SIGNATURE INSIDE WTH A SMALL WATER MARK.The House of the Spirits, the unforgettable first novel that established Isabel Allende as one of the world's most gifted storytellers, brings to life the triumphs and tragedies of three generations of the Trueba family. The patriarch Esteban is a volatile, proud man whose voracious pursuit of political power is tempered only by his love for his delicate wife Clara, a woman with a mystical connection to the spirit world. When their daughter Blanca embarks on a forbidden love affair in defiance of her implacable father, the result is an unexpected gift to Esteban: his adored granddaughter Alba, a beautiful and strong-willed child who will lead her family and her country into a revolutionary future.One of the most important novels of the twentieth century, The House of the Spirits is an enthralling epic that spans decades and lives, weaving the personal and the political into a universal story of love, magic, and fate.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

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