El Zorro: Comienza La Leyenda (Spanish Edition) by Isabel Allende. Plaza & Janes Mexico, Paperback. Good. A swashbuckling adventure story, Zorro reveals the history behind the legendary masked man. Born in Southern Isabel Allende Comienza la leyenda / Zorro. El Zorro has ratings and reviews. Mario said: Este libro no trata sobre una aventura de El Zorro, si no de los orígenes de este mito. Así no.

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Sign up to receive offers and updates: Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. This article has multiple issues. Dl novel chronicles Diego’s upbringing as well as the origins of his Zorro alter ego.

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Isabel Allende Books in Japanese. Lafitte tells her that the jewels are more than enough for iwabel slaves and would also buy their freedom, which he grants.

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Don de Romeu is also arrested as a French sympathizer and is held in the more secure La Ciudadela. Please enter a number less than or equal to 0. They buy gems with the cash given by Eulalia and sew these into their clothing for safekeeping during their journey to California. Diego is captured and arrested, and freed by not one but two Zorro figures. Diego recognizes Escalante’s medallion as being the same as that of de Leon’s.

I have not enjoyed a book as much as this in long months.

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Reference Books Isabel Allende. Diego, dressed as Zorro, sneaks into the palace to convince Le Chavalier Duchamp, Napoleon’s emissary to Spain, to release the hostages which he does under threat of his daughter’s life.

La ciudad de las bestias, The book has action and adventure and romance and everythi I have not enjoyed a book as much as this in long alpende.


Best of all, it’s free. Allende is a dynamic diva of story telling.

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This article possibly contains original research. De amor y de sombra, Diego then fires into the ground with his shot, which frightens Moncada so much that he vomits on himself.

Un eroe semplice, il cui mezzo era un cavallo nero dal nome Tornado, che si occupava di campagnoli e usava come uniche armi una spada e una frusta. E, se volete sapere cosa faceva il giovane de la Vega prima di giungere in California e infliggere zeta alle persone e ai luoghi che hanno meritato vendetta, leggete dunque questo libro. Once again, the felicitous choice of Margaret Sayers Peden as Allende’s translator has given us a true literary gem. Millions of books are added to our site everyday and when we find one that matches your search, we’ll send you an e-mail.

I usually prefer to read books with female protagonists but since Allende wrote Zorro, I th I fell in love with Isabella Allende’s writing when I read Daughter of Fortune. Putting all the pieces together It was everything an adventure novel should be; full of good clean adventure, romance, history, and justice triumphing over evil in swashbuckling style. Contact the seller – opens in a new window or tab and request a shipping method to your location.

He proposes marriage to Regina and she accepts.

The journey takes many months. To ask other readers questions about El Zorroplease sign up. He was a passionate child and became a passionate man. You may also like. In terms of material, it is a prequel to Johnston McCulley ‘s novella The Curse of Capistranowhich first featured the character of Zorro.

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It continuously kept me entertained and on the e Some have criticized this book for it’s lack of action or excitement, or because it doesn’t feel like a true zorro novel. Zorro contains numerous explicit references to Zorro works created before but taking place after Allende’s tale. Paperbackpages. De Romeu is a French sympathizer who has two young daughters, the beautiful Juliana and the tomboyish Isabel. Growing up with the TV series made this book especially enjoyable. Juliana agrees to marry Lafitte and Diego and Isabel are freed.

There is just enough mysticism to make this story great. Zorro Question 2 1 3 May 11, Left me with a smile on my face. Learn More – opens in a new window or tab Any international shipping is paid in part to Pitney Bowes Inc. Bernardo’s spirit guide is a horse, in the form of Tornado, a motherless colt which Bernardo encounters and cares for. In McCulley’s work, Diego de la Vega was born in the late 18th century to a Spanish mother whose name is never reported consistently.

Use Expedited Shipping to get it by Jan. Throughout this charming portrait of Zorro, there are vibrant characterizations of real historic figures.

The day we finished reading it in class, the kids were silent for a minute or two and then got up and high fived each other and started all talking at once about whether or not they liked the way it ended. Not less than 5 stars and that is as Allende is incapable of telling a bad story… her heroically sustained narrative, her lovingly leyebda plots and supreme inventions explode in exaltation.