Isabel Allende is the author of twelve works of fiction, including the New York Times bestsellers Maya's Notebook, Island Beneath the Sea, Ines of My Soul, Daughter of Fortune, and a novel that has become a world-renowned classic, The House of the Spirits. Born in Peru and raised in Chile, she lives in California.
"A remarkable feat of prescience...Island Beneath the Sea is
rich in drama, setting, themes, characters, dialogue and
symbolism...an intriguing and wonderfully woven story."--San
"Epic scope and sweep...[Allende's] characters, linked by blood, love triangles and even incest, have a depth and complexity that...imbues the proceedings with a lushness bordering on magic realism."--Lisa Ko, author of The Leavers
"Enthralling, blood-chilling, and heart-breaking...Island Beneath the Sea is a historical novel which works brilliantly in conveying the cyclone that was the eighteenth century."--The Huffington Post