A powerful woman, a passionate woman, a writer

“Nice people with common sense do not make interesting characters. They only make good former spouses.”

You can watch the full video, Isabel Allende: Tales of passion, at YouTube or below. She’s actually rather funny.


  1. Confession: I’ve never read anything by her. I own The House of Spirits, but it’s at my parents’ house in Houston. After this TED talk though, I’m definitely adding her to my reading queue! (I think I want to read in Spanish.) I’ll put Eva Luna at the top, thanks!

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