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Gift for a Sweetheart

Isabel Allende

Translated by Margaret Sayers Peden

‘Horacio Fortunato was forty-six when the languid Jewish woman who was to change his roguish ways and deflate his fanfaronade entered his life’.

Isabel Allende

Isabel Allende was born in Chile in 1942. She is a prolific writer, widely translated, whose works include a short-story collection, Stories of Eva Luna (1989), and the novels The House of the Spirits (1982), Inés My Soul (2006) and, most recently, The Island Beneath The Sea (2010).

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Translated by Margaret Sayers Peden

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