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    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 reuired 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 All

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    Gabriel Garcia Maruez 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 me

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    If this world is going to be a better place for our grandchildren and great grandchildren it will be women who make it so —Isabel AllendePhewee The House of the Spirits is a tumultuous epic which chronicles four generations of two extraordinary familiesThe eponymous house is large it boasts three courtyards

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    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 s

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    455Esteban Truebahow does your childhood grow?With fear and guilt and such hard workand a love that leaves you lowIn thoughts of grief and tho

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    276 La Casa De Los Espíritus The House of The Spirits Isabel AllendeThe House of the Spirits is the debut novel of Isabel A

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    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 k

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    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 m

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    25 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 Maruez m

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    In almost every family there’s a fool or a crazy person —Isabel Allende The House of the Spirits is set in the capital of an unnam

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Entes Trata se de uma narrativa vertiginosa ue se alimenta de si mesma e parece tender ao infinito É no seu desfecho ue se alcança o efeito trágico da obra cujo limite não é o esgotamento das narrativas mas um golpe de Estado ue metamorfoseia as narrativas em sangue nas. 276 La Casa De Los Esp ritus The House of The Spirits Isabel AllendeThe House of the Spirits 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 the President or the Poet are never explicitly given The story is told mainly from the perspective of two protagonists Esteban and Alba and incorporates elements of magical realism 2009 1368 656 9643410218 1377 1379 1385 9789643410216 1395 580 20 1377 515 964729414 1942 The Illusionists uma narrativa vertiginosa Planet of the Bugs ue se alimenta de si mesma e parece tender ao infinito É no seu desfecho Fishes of the Open Ocean ue se alcança o efeito trágico da obra cujo limite não é o esgotamento das narrativas mas Out of Bounds (Boundaries, um golpe de Estado Grass, Sky, Song ue metamorfoseia as narrativas em sangue nas. 276 La Casa De Los Esp ritus The House of The Spirits Isabel AllendeThe House of the Spirits 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 Otter Chaos! (Otter Chaos upheavals of Chile though the country s name and the names of figures closely paralleling historical ones such as the President or the Poet are never explicitly given The story is told mainly from the perspective of two protagonists Esteban and Alba and incorporates elements of magical realism 2009 1368 656 9643410218 1377 1379 1385 9789643410216 1395 580 20 1377 515 964729414 1942

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Sarjetas e as palavras em silêncio Num panorama da história chilena ue vai de 1905 a 1975 desfilam personagens como Esteban Trueba latifundiário e senador; Clara sua mulher clarividente e Alba sua neta jovem socialista e portanto adversária do patriarca e de seus cúmplic. 25 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 Maruez 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 book s weak spot however is characterization For a genre that depends so much on having the reader care deeply about the characters Allende does a pretty poor job accomplishing that I think her main problem is that she hadn t uite yet mastered the show don t tell rule of writing Instead of revealing Esteban Trueba s stubbornness and pride through his actions she d just tell us Esteban Trueba was stubborn and proud It was mostly unconvincing and made many of the characters seem flat and two dimensional and you never really got that important sense of who they were as people Other problems Allende has always been an author who writes about strong women but the women in this book not so much I mean when one male character beats his wife until her teeth fall out her response depicted as brave by the narrator is to not talk to him for a couple years Silence is the author s idea of female empowerment and resistance huh Anyway on top of that the only sections of first person narration in the novel are from the point of view of the patriarch So yeah problematic on that level And just a nitpick but she way overuses foreshadowing Dramatically hinting at what s going to happen a few chapters on is effective once or twice but not over and over Well I realize it sounds like I hated the book but as a story it was pretty enjoyable At least the first half The second half which tracks Chilean politics and real life events through Salvador Allende s election and Pinochet s military coup is uninteresting and unsurprising to anyone who knows anything about 20th century Chilean history But the first half which is of a romantic love story is pretty good I m keeping this at 3 stars for the soft spot I have for Allende s later books which tell stories that are I think uniue and compelling PS Sorry for the long review but I spent a full month reading this book in Spanish so I feel like I ve got to get my money s worth so to speak Otter Chaos! (Otter Chaos ue vai de 1905 a 1975 desfilam personagens como Esteban Trueba latifundiário e senador; Clara sua mulher clarividente e Alba sua neta jovem socialista e portanto adversária do patriarca e de seus cúmplic. 25 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 Maruez 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 The Illusionists 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 book s weak spot however is characterization For a genre that depends so much on having the reader care deeply about the characters Allende does a pretty poor job accomplishing that I think her main problem is that she hadn t O Último Testamento (Maggie Costello, uite yet mastered the show don t tell rule of writing Instead of revealing Esteban Trueba s stubbornness and pride through his actions she d just tell One for My Baby us Esteban Trueba was stubborn and proud It was mostly Paragon Walk (Charlotte & Thomas Pitt, unconvincing and made many of the characters seem flat and two dimensional and you never really got that important sense of who they were as people Other problems Allende has always been an author who writes about strong women but the women in this book not so much I mean when one male character beats his wife We until her teeth fall out her response depicted as brave by the narrator is to not talk to him for a couple years Silence is the author s idea of female empowerment and resistance huh Anyway on top of that the only sections of first person narration in the novel are from the point of view of the patriarch So yeah problematic on that level And just a nitpick but she way overuses foreshadowing Dramatically hinting at what s going to happen a few chapters on is effective once or twice but not over and over Well I realize it sounds like I hated the book but as a story it was pretty enjoyable At least the first half The second half which tracks Chilean politics and real life events through Salvador Allende s election and Pinochet s military coup is The Moon Platoon (Space Runners, uninteresting and The Echo (The Anomaly Quartet, unsurprising to anyone who knows anything about 20th century Chilean history But the first half which is of a romantic love story is pretty good I m keeping this at 3 stars for the soft spot I have for Allende s later books which tell stories that are I think The Asset (Wounded Warrior uniue and compelling PS Sorry for the long review but I spent a full month reading this book in Spanish so I feel like I ve got to get my money s worth so to speak

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Bestseller internacional considerado pela crítica um clássico da literatura latino americana A Casa dos Espíritos romance transcendental de Isabel Allende conta a saga da turbulenta e numerosa família Trueba do Chile com o seu patriarca angustiado e suas mulheres clarivid. If this world is going to be a better place for our grandchildren and great grandchildren it will be women who make it so Isabel AllendePhewee The House of the Spirits is a tumultuous epic which chronicles four generations of two extraordinary familiesThe eponymous house is large it boasts three courtyards and a Chil an version of the Addams FamilyImagine too if you will Barrab s the somewhat unnatural domesticated doghorse who was ill advisedly fed olive oil until he covered the house from top to bottom with diarrhoea BlurrghFollowing in the giant footsteps of Gabriel Garc a M ruez Allende lets rip with her own brand of el realismo m gicoStrong 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 and cows that are hurled into the sea and Tr nsito Soto the entrepreneurial prostitute who symbolises success in the face of adversityA mainstay of magical realism is that characters are expected to be beautifully realised and Allende doesn t disappoint Not for one bit Her lead goes to reluctant altruist Esteban Trueba whose expectations of grandeur befit his pedigree but not his habitudeTrueba wishing to mine for gold takes control of a lawless chunk of godforsaken land Despite improving the social conditions of the peasants under his patronage he becomes the most hated and feared scumbag in the entire regionWhen done with kicking hens throwing tantrums and raping village girls he expects his subordinates to show him some gratitude Seriously what a complete arseDichotomies abound good and evil triumph and tragedy and the unjustified pomposity of Trueba sets him up for a hubristic turn of eventsI LOVED this novel I am a latecomer to Allende and with this one story she has propelled herself onto my top tier of writersThat said the magical start to the story gradually capitulates to a realismo style and does become something of a slog at times Despite this the craftsmanship of her writing never diminishes The sex is fleshy and sweaty and the book is simply awash with anarchists prostitutes and tables that move just by the power of thought Ay caramba There s even a bazooka wielding president As if that could ever happen stifles a snigger The House of the Spirits is stormy dramatic and beautifully written I even missed it when I was away from itA self indulgent afterthoughtSo skilful was Allende s writing that she turns Trueba s Latino machismo on its head Most surprisingly you might even end up feeling sorry for the misogynistic bastardThose of you old enough to remember the excellent cop drama NYPD Blue might have experienced the same volte face in respect of Detective Andy Sipowicz the corrupt racist homophobic alcoholic sleazeball who slowly begins to uestion the values he was raised with and thereafter begins to win our hearts and minds In my view an unbelievably gifted piece of TV character writing that is rarely bettered