La Casa de los Espíritus has ratings and reviews. Robert said: Isabel Allende, The House of the Spirits (Knopf, )The House of the Spi. La primera novela de Isabel Allende, La casa de los espíritus narra la saga de una poderosa familia de terratenientes latinoamericanos. El despótico patriarca. La Casa de Los Espiritus | Isabel Allende | ISBN: | Kostenloser Versand für alle Bücher mit Versand und Verkauf duch Amazon.

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She is disinterested in material things and takes for granted what is her high economic standing. Clara then begins to speak to Esteban through signs, although she alende her promise and never actually speaks to him again.

Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. A wonderfully uplifting British rom com that’s sure to put a smile on your face. She and her uncle Marcos use her powers to run a fortune-telling centre as she developes other paranormal activities like dream reading. Esteban helps Blanca and Pedro Tercero flee to Canadawhere the couple finally find their happiness. Breaking news, los chilenos, ni los latinoamericanos son como los representa esta Bazofia. Learn more about Amazon Giveaway. It was just too much at times.

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. It became an instant best seller, was critically acclaimed, [2] and catapulted Allende to literary stardom. Learn more about Amazon Prime.

La Casa de los Espíritus

She would disappear into her head for months at a time, roam the halls of the house and invite other crazy people over to commune with. Esteban has a tense relationship with his daughter Blanca but shows genuine love and devotion to his granddaughter Alba. The story opens with a surreal introduction to the del Valle family, with young Clara who is clairvoyant, and spacey but beautiful Rosa who is revealed at her death to be a mermaid as she always was, obviously. And Isabel Allende had such good reviews all the time, so why not?


Clara predicts that Alba will have a very happy future and good luck. They move out shortly after Alba’s birth. Clara is made out to be this holy mother, this good matriarch who takes in needy people and talks to ghosts. She currently resides in California with her husband.

Children should be supervised when reading books. But now that her mother’s gone missing, she’s out in the world. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

I don’t really kno A huge disappointment. The only good character in the whole book is Alba.

It was dense with so much information that wasn’t necessary, and Allende would go off on tangents and never get back to what she started the chapter talking about. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. However, her intuition brings her to the location of the usabel head, which ends up being hidden in the basement since the body had already been buried. Blanca is also able to earn large amounts of money for the first time by selling her clay figurines, which are seen as folk art by Canadians.

The author goes on about one character with details I am bored with, then onto the next character. Esteban, desperate to save the family honor, gets Blanca to marry the French count by telling her that he has killed Pedro Tercero.


This page was last edited on 28 Octoberat I couldn’t get past the espirituss pages as it failed miserably to catch my interest and was clearly not the type of literature I enjoy. Allende is expected to serve as an executive producer on the project. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. I made it seven chapters in—about halfway—before throwing in the towel. Click here Do you believe that this item violates a copyright? She curses him, telling him that he will shrink in body and soul, and die like a dog.

We get bits and pieces of first-person narration from him throughout.

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Books are usually banned and or censored to protect people, mainly as children from difficult ideas and information. Shit, this really got me going… This version was written and performed in Spanish and has been staged in Latin American countries such as Chile and Costa Rica [2].

Deos you like to report poor quality or formatting in this book? Despite his often violent behavior, he is also devoted to his wife Clara, entering into a state of permanent mourning following her death.

Clara spends her time teaching, caring for her husbands battered body, and writing in her journals while Blanca is epiritus to a convent school and the twin boys back to an English boarding school, both of which are located in the city.