Island Beneath the Sea: A Novel
“Allende is a master storyteller at the peak of her powers.”
From the sugar plantations of Saint-Domingue to the lavish parlors of New Orleans at the turn of the 19th century, the latest novel from New York Times bestselling author Isabel Allende (Inés of My Soul, The House of the Spirits, Portrait in Sepia) tells the story of a mulatta woman, a slave and concubine, determined to take control of her own destiny.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Rascalstar - LibraryThing
Engaging storytelling here will keep a reader/listener moving forward. I like this author but suspect this particular book isn't her most popular, so I'll read some of her others. The reader of this ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - jjaylynny - LibraryThing
Fascinating history of what is now Haiti; I loved the first part with more of the historical detail and Tete's early life; as with many epics of this kind I tired of the story by the end. Some of the characters in the last part of the book were not well layered. Read full review