Gabriella De Ferrari (review date 30 April 1995)
SOURCE: "Letters to a Dying Daughter," in Book World—The Washington Post, April 30, 1995, p. 10.
[De Ferrari is a Peruvian-born art curator and novelist. In the following review of Paula, she discusses Allende's portrayal of her life and family.]
Isabel Allende's new book, Paula, is more than a memoir. It is a tender, moving and vivid record of a mother's agony at the bedside of her daughter—a 27-year-old who succumbed to a hereditary disease called porphyria and, because of a...
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