Nuance Spotlight: Isabel Allende
Here are some of our past Notes on Nuance moves from Isabel Allende
, whose 2020 novel A Long Petal of the Sea
tells the story of a ship the poet Pablo Neruda chartered in 1939 to help over 2,000 Spanish refugees flee the rule of General Francisco Franco.
"More ____Than" (March 2020)
"The apartment comprised two good-size rooms, a balcony, a half bath, and a tiny kitchenette set into a closet. It was more studio than apartment, and the family called it 'the witch's cave,' since aside from the bed, the bathroom, and the kitchen, every inch of space was taken up by art and aromatherapy equipment."
—Isabel Allende, Ripper (2013)
"As" (January 2019)
"They dragged her into an underpass, laughing and mocking, while she fought back with a fury as concentrated as it was futile."
—Isabel Allende, Maya's Notebook (2013)
"Un-" (December 2018)
"He worked untiredly."
—Isabel Allende, Island Beneath the Sea (2009)