Of Love and Shadows

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Bantam Books, 1987 - Fiction - 290 pages
289 Reviews
Isabel Allende transports us to a Latin American country in the grip of a military dictatorship, where Irene Beltran, an upperclass journalist, and Francisco Leal, a photographer son of a Marxist professor together discover a hideous crime.  They also discover how far they dare go in search of the truth in a nation of terror . . . and how very much they risk.

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User Review  - Karen - Goodreads

This is the first book by Allende that I have read and on the one hand I was a little disappointed because and I had heard such great things about Allende's writing and her use of magical realism ... Read full review

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User Review  - Eadie - Goodreads

I have read many of Allende's novels and I have enjoyed them all. This one was no different. It was an intriguing story and kept me interested until the very end. I found it to be a powerful and ... Read full review

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About the author (1987)

Born in Peru, Isabel Allende is Chilean. She was a journalist for many years and began to write fiction in 1981. The result was the worldwide bestseller The House of the Spirits, which was followed two years later by the equally successful Of Love and Shadows. Long a resident of Caracas, she now makes her home in San Rafael, California, where she is completing a new book.

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