Zorro: the novel

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Harper Perennial, 2006 - 400 pages
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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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User Review  - Laurie - Goodreads

As someone who grew up hoping to meet a real-life Diego De la Vega, marry him and become his partner in fighting crime, it feels terrible to have a negative opinion on a novel about Zorro. Not only ... 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 grāce at around 53% that lasts until the very end? I gave up reading this twice. The third ... Read full review

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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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