magical feminismby some critics), tells the story of a Chilean family over three generations. Allende's fiction also includes Of Love and Shadows (1984, tr. 1987); Eva Luna (1987, tr. 1988); The Infinite Plan (1991, tr. 1993), her first work set in the United States; Daughter of Fortune (1998, tr. 1999); Portrait in Sepia (2000, tr. 2001); Ins of My Soul (2006, tr. 2006), the fictionalized life of a 16th-century conquistadora; and Island beneath the Sea (2009, tr. 2010), a tale of the 18th-century Haitian slave revolution. A Long Petal of the Sea (2019, tr. 2020) tells of a pregnant woman and her lover's brother who flee Franco's victory in Spain and marry to survive and ultimately develop a strong relationship in exile, where they hope in vain to return to Spain. Allende also wrote three memoirs (1994, 1997, 2003).
See her memoirs, Paula (1994, tr. 1995), Aphrodite: A Memoir of the Senses (1997, tr. 1998), and My Invented Country (2003); J. Rodden, ed., Conversations with Isabel Allende (1999, repr. 2004); studies by W. Zinsser (1989), P. Hart (1989), S. R. Rojas and E. Aguirre, ed. (1991), R. G. Feal and Y. E. Miller, ed. (2002), L. G. Levine (2002), H. Bloom, ed. (2003), and K. C. Cox (2003).
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