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THE STORIES OF EVA LUNA

Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

A collection of magical-realist short stories narrated by Allende's recent heroine, Eva Luna (Eva Luna, 1988; Of Love and Shadows, 1987; The House of Spirits, 1985), which are set in nameless Latin American countries, any time in the past, and peopled with characters who could be and probably are meant to be someone else. Taking her cue from the creator of the story-chain genre, Eva Luna, like ... Read full review

Review: The Stories of Eva Luna

Editorial Review - Bookreporter.com - Zakia M

I always imagined the art of writing romantically, inkstained fingertips and crumpled piles of paper about my feet. In reality, my writing life is spent chasing a blinking cursor back and forth across a computer screen. However, I imagine Isabel Allende to be a writer in the rudimentary sense of the word. Unlikely as it is, I picture her with plume, ink pot and vellum, the light of a candle at her ... Read full review

Review: The Stories of Eva Luna

User Review  - Linda S - Goodreads

This author has quite the imagination. Many of the short stories have a dark and disturbing side to them. Read full review

Review: The Stories of Eva Luna

User Review  - Bron - Goodreads

I read this book in Spanish: Cuentos de Eva Luna. It's a wonderful collection of interesting short stories. They are all set in Venezuela, though that is never stipulated. I just know that Allende ... Read full review

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User Review  - Adrianne Mathiowetz - Goodreads

WHY AM I READING MORE THAN ONE BOOK WHEN ONE OF THOSE BOOKS IS MOBY DICK FML Read full review

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User Review  - Geraldina Portillo - Goodreads

I love it, being Latin and leaving in El Salvador It felt very familiar some storys also it remind me o my grandmother she was a great story teller Read full review

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User Review  - Huda - Goodreads

Good read Read full review

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User Review  - Mirvan Ereon - Goodreads

I love this little collection of magical realism stories and some realistic ones... But to be honest, I cannot remember a story in full from it. Read full review

Review: The Stories of Eva Luna

User Review  - Sue Seckinger - Goodreads

I realize again why I am not a fan of collections of stories. After about the third story I find each a "slight" change from the one before. I prefer one story throughout the book. Read full review

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User Review  - Rosie - Goodreads

The quest to find out how different collections of stories are linked continues... Read full review


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