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Eva Luna - Isabel Allende
Eva Luna
by: (author)
Format: paperback
ISBN: 9788497592512 (8497592514)
Publisher: Random House Mondadori
Pages no: 286
Edition language: Spanish
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Chris' Fish Place
Chris' Fish Place rated it
3.5 South American Arabian Nights
Allende's Eva Luna is part look at South American history, in particular revolutionary history, and part Arabian Nights. It is all magic.Much is said about lyrical novels, and Allende's novel isn't so much lyrical as a rich tore with hidden passages and meanings.It's a pleasure to read if not engros...
Lost in a Book
Lost in a Book rated it
It was OK. There was much that I liked, including the vividness of the writing. But while Allende’s style enhances the mystical quality of the story, it can also be fatiguing to work through and this was not a short novel.
xreactivity
xreactivity rated it
It was OK. There was much that I liked, including the vividness of the writing. But while Allende’s style enhances the mystical quality of the story, it can also be fatiguing to work through and this was not a short novel.
The Drift Of Things
The Drift Of Things rated it
3.0
The first half of the book is essentially plotless and meanders imaginatively into various bizarre corners. The second half does discover a sort of plot using some characters and events from the first half, but it never really coalesces into much of a story. I give the book bonus points for imagery...
Bashara Likes Books
Bashara Likes Books rated it
4.0
It's hard for me to put into words what I enjoyed so much about this novel. It's another Allende that I've read and enjoyed more than once. It's so detailed and absorbing that it always feels like I'm reading it for the first time. Through a unique dual narrative Allende chronicles the lives of E...
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