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A Long Petal of the Sea
- Written by: Isabel Allende
- Narrated by: Edoardo Ballerini
- Length: 9 hrs and 46 mins
September 3, 1939, the day of the Spanish exiles’ splendid arrival in Chile, the Second World War broke out in Europe. Victor Dalmau is a young doctor when he is caught up in the Spanish Civil War, a tragedy that leaves his life - and the fate of his country - forever changed. Together with his sister-in-law, the pianist Roser Bruguera, he is forced out of his beloved Barcelona and into exile.
A love letter to life and times
- By Anusri Vashistha on 20-05-20
The narrator did a brilliant take on the story. I loved the way he brought out the characters to life. I enjoyed the story by Isabella except for the fact that it ran over a long long period of time.