Today Chelsey and Sara discuss the second half of The House of the Spirits by Isabel Allende, Chapters 7 through 14. In this episode, we cover new characters, prominent themes, and final thoughts on spending so much time with the Trueba family, plus our contemporary pairings! We’ve paired Allende’s masterpiece with novels of magical realism from all over the world, and we can’t wait to hear your recommendations for further reading.
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- Latitudes of Longing by Shubhangi Swarup (Amazon)
- Eartheater by Dolores Reyes, translated by Julia Sanchez (Amazon)
- The Girl Who Could Silence the Wind by Meg Medina (Amazon)
- The Murmur of Bees by Sofia Segovia (Amazon)
- Infinite Country by Patricia Engel (Amazon)
- Sharks in the Time of Saviors by Kawai Strong Washburn (Amazon)
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