Zorro: the novel

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Harper Perennial, 2006 - 400 pages
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A swashbuckling adventure story that reveals for the first time how Diego de la Vega became the masked man we all know so well.

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Allende's prose is beautifully lyrical. - LibraryThing
The writing is lovely and beguiling. - LibraryThing
The writing style was off putting, in my opinion. - LibraryThing
Still she is a great writer for historical realness. - LibraryThing
The writing is professional and competent. - LibraryThing
Not up to Allende's usual standard of writing. - LibraryThing

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User Review  - ResAliens - LibraryThing

I listened to the audio book - all 13 hours! And it is indeed an epic historical fiction origins story of Zorro. Well done, but I imagine it would be a bit plodding if I'd had to read it instead of listened to it driving cross country. Read full review

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User Review  - Sarah - Goodreads

Is it Isabel Allende's style to bore you to death in the first half of her book and then deliver a coup de grâce at around 53% that lasts until the very end? I gave up reading this twice. The third ... Read full review

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Zorro (novel) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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Center for Latin American Studies, UC Berkeley
Commissioned by the company Zorro Productions, which is represented by Sandy Curtis, to write her book Zorro: A Novel, Allende for the first time in her ...
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About the author (2006)

Isabel Allende was born in 1942, and is the niece of Salvador Allende, who went on to become famous as the elected President of Chile deposed in a CIA-backed coup. She worked as a journalist, playwright and children’s writer in Chile until 1974 and then in Venezuela until 1984. Her first novel for adults, ‘The House of the Spirits’, was published in Spanish in 1982, beginning life as a letter to her dying grandfather. It was an international sensation, and ever since all her books have been acclaimed and adored in numberless translations worldwide.

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