Isabel Allende Books: Isabel Allende is an award-winning Chilean-American writer. She began her writing career in 1982 with her first novel, The House of the Spirits, which was a huge success and established Isabel as one of the premier Latin American authors of our time. Since then Isabel has written multiple bestsellers in various genres, ranging from historical fiction to magical realism. Isabel’s works have been celebrated around the world and translated into more than 30 languages. Isabel’s inspiring novels continue to capture readers’ hearts with their vivid imagery and fascinating stories that explore metaphorically social issues such as gender inequality and racism. Isabel Allende’s masterful writing continues to delight book lovers around the globe today.