Nostalgia is my vice. Nostalgia is a melancholy, and slightly saccharine, sentiment, like tenderness.

Isabel Allende in My Invented Country

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Isabel Angélica Allende Llona (American Spanish: [isaˈβel aˈʝende] (listen); born in Lima, 2 August 1942) is a Chilean writer. Allende, whose works sometimes contain aspects of the genre magical realism, is known for novels such as The House of the Spirits (La casa de los espíritus, 1982) and City of...

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