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The Judge’s Wife

Isabel Allende

Translated by Nick Caistor

‘Nicolas Vidal always knew he would lose his head over a woman.’

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 Nick Caistor

Nick Caistor has translated more than forty books from the Portuguese and Spanish from authors such as José Saramago, Roberto Arlt, Andrés Neuman, Juan Marsé and César Aira. He is the editor and translator of The Faber Book of Contemporary Latin American Short Stories.

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