#1755: Isabel Allende "Violeta" | The Book Show

March 08, 2022 00:27:29
#1755: Isabel Allende "Violeta" | The Book Show
The Book Show
#1755: Isabel Allende "Violeta" | The Book Show

Mar 08 2022 | 00:27:29

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Show Notes

Isabel Allende’s new novel “Violeta” is a sweeping epic that tells the story of a woman whose life spans one hundred years from 1920–2020 as she bears witness to the greatest upheavals of the twentieth century. Allende won worldwide acclaim in 1982 with the publication of her first novel, “The House of the Spirits.”

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