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Isabel Allende

Isabel Allende (American Spanish:[isaˈβel aˈʝende] listen); born August 2, 1942) is a Chilean writer. Allende, whose works sometimes contain aspects of the genre magical realism, is known for novels such as The House of the Spirits (La casa de los espíritus, 1982) and City of the Beasts (La ciudad de las bestias, 2002), which have been commercially successful. Allende has been called “the world’s most widely read Spanish-language author.” In 2004, Allende was inducted into the American Academy of Arts and Letters, and in 2010, she received Chile’s National Literature Prize. President Barack Obama awarded her the 2014 Presidential Medal of Freedom.

Birth Name: Isabel Allende Llona

Awards: National Prize for Literature, Presidential Medal of Freedom

Birth Place: Lima, Perur|page=1942|timeline2019|quote=1942: Isabel Allende born August 2 in Lima, Perú, where her father, Tomás Allende, a Chilean diplomat and first cousin of Salvador Allende, is stationed. Her mother, Francisca Llona (known as Doña Panchita) is the daughter of Isabel Barros Moreira and Agustín Llona Cuevas.

Website: http://www.isabelallende.com

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