Isabel Allende

Isabel Allende

Isabel Allende

Isabele Allende is a Chilean author. She is one of the most widely read Spanish-language writers in the world.

Allende’s novels are often based upon her personal experience and historical events and pay homage to the lives of women, while weaving together elements of myth and realism. 

 

If you love Isabel Allende, you might also like:

Jeanette Winterson

Alessandro Baricco

Roberto Bolano

Louise Erdrich

Gail Anderson-Dargatz

 

Books by Isabel Allende at the Lithgow Library:

The Japanese Lover

Of love and Shadows

The Sum of our days

Ines of my soul

My invented country

Paula

Daughter of Fortune.

Marilynne Robinson

Marilynne Robinson

Marilynne Robinson is one of America’s best loved writers. Robinson has written four highly acclaimed novels. She has also written many non-fiction works and collections of essays.

“Marilynne Robinson is more than simply another stunning addition to the cannon of contemporary female writers who capture the world with delicious accuracy and a unique, purposeful perspective. Robinson is a writer of thrilling grace, of limitless empathy, of poise and passion and a quietude both beguiling and bespoke. Robinson is a writer who has surpassed the usual excellencies.” – Hannah Nelson-Teutsch.

Books by Marilynne Robinson at the Lithgow Library:

Housekeeping.

Gilead.

Home .

Lila.

 If you love Marilynne Robinson you might also like:

Colm Toibin

Alice McDermot

Chris Adrian

Dennis Bock

Cover of Gilead