Isabel Allende on Audiobooks & A Long Petal of the Sea

New York Times bestselling author Isabel Allende is a writer who makes historical fiction live, and her words beg to be read aloud. Watch the video above to hear her talk about the unique power of the A Long Petal of the Sea audiobook, and listen to a clip read by actor and award winning audiobook narrator Edoardo Ballerini, below.

Allende deftly addresses war, displacement, violence, and loss in a novel of survival and love under siege, a tale that is seductively intimate…Booklist, starred review


Narrator Edoardo Ballerini

Narrator Edoardo Ballerini

“With narrator Edoardo Ballerini delivering one of his melodic, smartly paced performances, it makes for a mesmerizing listening experience. Allende’s words have a poetry of their own, after all, so what better way to experience them than aloud?”—PASTE Magazine

Find more audiobooks narrated by Edoardo Ballerini HERE.