Lima, January 13, 2022Updated on 01/13/2022 08:09 pm
On January 25th, it reaches bookstores in Spain, Latin America and the United States “purple”, The new novel by the renowned Chilean writer Isabel Allende. This was reported by his publishing house Penguin Random House.
After publishing “Largo petal de mar” in 2019 and “Mujeres del alma mía” in 2020, the 79-year-old author returns to the fore with the story of a passionate woman, owner of a particular determination and with a humor special.
“Violeta’s life is much more than the story of two pandemics a century apart. In a long letter addressed to a person whom she loves above all others, Violeta recalls devastating love disappointments and passionate romances, moments of poverty as well as prosperity, terrible losses and immense joys. Some of the great events in history will shape her life: from the crash of 29 to the fight for women’s rights, through the rise and fall of tyrants of Latin American dictatorships and, ultimately, not one, but two pandemics ”, has advanced Plaza & Janés, the label that publishes this new book.
Indeed, this story starts in 1920 (with the ‘Spanish flu’) and ends in 2020, the year in which the coronavirus pandemic broke out.
Isabel Allende It is recognized throughout the world for its vast work. Shortly after turning 80, he has received countless awards, including the National Literature of Chile in 2010, the Hans Christian Andersen Award in Denmark, in 2012, among others.