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Eva Luna by Isabel Allende
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Feb 24, 2012

really liked it
Read from February 24 to March 04, 2012

Eva Luna by Isabel Allende
A really good book in the South American magical realism style. I’ll take her words for to describe it:
“I just do what I can Reality is a jumble we can’t always measure or decipher, because everything is happening at the same time. While you and I are speaking here, behind your back Christopher Columbus is inventing America, and the same Indians that welcome him in the stained glass window are still naked in a jungle a few hours from this office, and will be there a hundred years from now. I try to open a path through that maze, to put a little order in that chaos, to make life more bearable.”

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