Isabel Allende Other Literary Forms

Other Literary Forms

(Literary Essentials: Short Fiction Masterpieces)

Isabel Allende has published a number of novels, including La casa de los espíritus (1982; The House of the Spirits, 1985), which established her reputation, De amor y de sombra (1984), Eva Luna (1987), El plan infinito (1991), and Hija de la fortuna (1999). She has also published an account of her daughter’s death in Paula (1994), as well as a collection of children’s stories entitled La gorda de Porcelana (1984), and a collection of humorous pieces poking fun at machismo, originally published in the magazine Paula, entitled Civilice a su troglodita (1974).