Isabel Allende: "Island Beneath the Sea"

Isabelle Allende - Courtesy of Harper Collins

Isabelle Allende

Courtesy of Harper Collins

Isabel Allende: "Island Beneath the Sea"

Why Isabel Allende chose slavery as the subject of her new novel.

Isabel Allende discusses why she chose slavery as the subject of her new historical novel. It's the story of an orphaned mulatta who travels from pre-revolutionary Haiti to French-controlled New Orleans and her quest for freedom.

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Isabel Allende

author of nine novels, a collection of stories, four memoirs and a trilogy of children's novels.

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