Island Beneath the Sea

Isabel Allende (Author)
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Product Details

Price
$17.99  $16.55
Publisher
Harpervia
Publish Date
June 30, 2020
Pages
592
Dimensions
5.2 X 7.8 X 1.6 inches | 0.95 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780063021778
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About the Author

Isabel Allende was born in Peru, raised in Chile, and became an American citizen in 1993. She is the author of twenty-four books, translated into more than forty-two languages, with more than seventy-four million copies sold. She is the founder of the Isabel Allende Foundation to support the empowerment of women and girls worldwide.

Reviews

"[An] entertaining sweep...The canvas contains no less than the revolutionary history of the world's first black republic...Allende revels in period details...Her cast is equally vibrant..."--New York Times Book Review
"Exuberant passions, strong heroines and intricate plots...a world as enchanted--and enchanting--as it is brutal and unjust... A page-turning drama."--San Francisco Chronicle
"Enthralling, blood-chilling, and heart-breaking...Island Beneath the Sea is a historical novel which works brilliantly in conveying the cyclone that was the eighteenth century."--The Huffington Post
"...with gorgeous place descriptions, a keen eye for history and a predilection for high drama...There are few more charming storytellers in the world than Isabel Allende."--NPR.org
"Timely and absorbing...filled with adventure, vivid characters, and richly detailed descriptions of life in the Caribbean."--Library Journal
"A lush epic of racism and rebellion which begins in Saint-Domingue (today's Haiti)...In a culture of violence, Tété proves that ingenuity can be as heroic as love."--Cathleen Medwick, More magazine
"Epic scope and sweep...[Allende's] characters, linked by blood, love triangles and even incest, have a depth and complexity that...imbues the proceedings with a lushness bordering on magic realism."--Lisa Ko, author of The Leavers
"Two remarkable women whose destinies are entwined face the chaos of this time [eighteenth century Saint-Domingue]. . . . Uncannily relevant."--Elle
"A remarkable feat of prescience. . . . Island Beneath the Sea is rich in drama, setting, themes, characters, dialogue and symbolism . . . an intriguing and wonderfully woven story."--San Antonio Express-News
An entrancing and astute storyteller...In a many-faceted plot, Allende animates irresistible characters authentic in their emotional turmoil and pragmatic adaptability...while masterfully dramatizing the psychic wounds of slavery."--Donna Seaman, Booklist (starred review)