Zorro: the novel
Harper Perennial, 2006 - 400 pages
An adventure story that reveals for the first time how Diego de la Vega became the masked man we all know so well. After many adventures - fierce battles with pirates at sea, and rescues - Diego de la Vega, aka Zorro, returns to America to reclaim the hacienda on which he was raised and to seek justice for all who cannot fight for it themselves.
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Zorro: a novelUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
Allende's retelling of Zorro displays her essential belief that the fabric of the story--the making of the man--is as important as the actions. Born to an aristocratic Spanish father and a tamed ... Read full review
Review: ZorroUser Review - RJ - Goodreads
I started reading this in Paris. I've been a fan of Allende's other works, not this one. It seemed stilted, less intimate, rather book-reportish. A friend then told me she'd been at a Allende lecture and that Allende had been 'commissioned' to write this. .boy does it show. Read full review