Of Love and Shadows (novel)

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Of Love and Shadows
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First edition
AuthorIsabel Allende
Original titleDe amor y de sombra
CountryChile
LanguageSpanish
PublisherSudamericana
Publication date
1984
Media typePrint (hardback & paperback)
ISBN9788497592543

Of Love and Shadows (Spanish: De amor y de sombra) is a novel written by Chilean novelist Isabel Allende in 1984.[1]

Plot[edit]

Irene is a magazine editor living under the shadow of the Pinochet dictatorship in Chile. Francisco is a handsome photographer and he comes to Irene for a job. As a sympathizer with the underground resistance movement, Francisco opens her eyes and her heart to the atrocities being committed by the state. Irene and Francisco begin a passionate affair, ready to risk everything for the sake of justice and truth.[2]

Film[edit]

In 1994, this novel was adapted into a film starring Antonio Banderas and Jennifer Connelly.

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