*SIGNED* A Long Petal of the Sea

*SIGNED* A Long Petal of the Sea

Signed by Isabelle Allende

Hardback (21 Jan 2020) | English

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Synopsis

'Allende has everything it takes: the ear, the eye, the mind, the heart, the all-encompassing humanity' New York Times

'Her place as an icon of world literature was secured long ago' Khaled Hosseini

September 3, 1939, the day of the Spanish exiles' splendid arrival in Chile, the Second World War broke out in Europe. Victor Dalmau is a young doctor when he is caught up in the Spanish Civil War, a tragedy that leaves his life - and the fate of his country - forever changed. Together with his sister-in-law, the pianist Roser, he is forced out of his beloved Barcelona and into exile. When opportunity to seek refuge arises, they board a ship chartered by the poet Pablo Neruda to Chile, the promised 'long petal of sea and wine and snow'. There, they find themselves enmeshed in a rich web of characters who come together in love and tragedy over the course of four generations, destined to witness the battle between freedom and repression as it plays out across the world. A masterful work of historical fiction that soars from the Spanish Civil War to the rise and fall of Pinochet, A Long Petal of the Sea is Isabel Allende at the height of her powers.

Book information

ISBN: 9781526622549
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing (UK)
Imprint: Bloomsbury
Pub date:
Edition: Signed by Isabelle Allende
Language: English
Sales rank: 1442
Number of pages: 336
Weight: 638g
Height: 234mm
Width: 153mm
Spine width: 33mm