City of the Beasts by Isabel Allende audiobook

City of the Beasts

By Isabel Allende

HarperCollins, HarperAudio 9780061825118
Unabridged
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Equal parts magical realism and deft political commentary, City of the Beasts, the first novel of Isabel Allende's page-turning adventure trilogy, takes young Alexander Cold on an adventure in the Amazon to find the legendary Beast and its home, El Dorado. Available in trade paperback for the first time, this exciting coming-of-age novel from Allende, acclaimed author ofThe Sum of Our DaysandThe House of the Spirits, is an “Indiana Jones-style adventure packed with daring feats, monsterlike beings, intrigue, and mystery." (Indianapolis Star)    

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Summary

Summary

Equal parts magical realism and deft political commentary, City of the Beasts, the first novel of Isabel Allende's page-turning adventure trilogy, takes young Alexander Cold on an adventure in the Amazon to find the legendary Beast and its home, El Dorado. Available in trade paperback for the first time, this exciting coming-of-age novel from Allende, acclaimed author ofThe Sum of Our DaysandThe House of the Spirits, is an “Indiana Jones-style adventure packed with daring feats, monsterlike beings, intrigue, and mystery." (Indianapolis Star)

   

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“Part thrilling survival adventure, part coming-of-age journey, [Allende’s novel] blends magical realism with grim history and contemporary politics in a way that shakes up all the usual definitions of savagery and civilization.” Booklist (starred review)

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Author Bio: Isabel Allende

Author Bio: Isabel Allende

Isabel Allende, born in Peru and raised in Chile, is the author of numerous novels, including Maya’s Notebook, Island Beneath the Sea, Inés of My Soul, Daughter of Fortune, and The House of the Spirits. Her books have been translated into more than thirty-five languages and have sold more than sixty-five million copies worldwide.

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Available Formats : Digital Download, CD, MP3 CD
Category: Fiction/Literary
Audience: Young Adult (12–17)
Language: English