Saturday, May 29, 2010

Isabel Allende

Isabel Allende's new novel is The Island Beneath the Sea.

From her Q & A with Anna Metcalfe for the Financial Times:

What book changed your life?

The Female Eunuch by Germaine Greer.

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Which literary or historical character most resembles you?

Zorro or Genghis Khan.

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Who are your literary influences?

Probably the great writers of the Latin American boom of literature.
Read the complete Q & A.

--Marshal Zeringue