Isabel Allende is known for her particular take on magical realism. In the tradition of Gabriel Garcia Marquez, she brings a sense of wonder and enchantment to books about ordinary and extraordinary people in South America. Her latest novel, MAYA’S NOTEBOOK, is just as wonderful and enchanting as her previous ones, but mostly lacking in actual magic. The magic here is her storytelling, setting and unforgettable characters.
"MAYA’S NOTEBOOK is lovely and readable, heartwrenching and smart, as one would expect from an Allende novel."
The titular noteboo