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 (Latin American Spanish: [isaˈβel aˈʝende] ; born 2 August 1942) is a Chilean-American 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 the...

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