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The House of the Spirits

Isabel Allende

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1. How is Esteban Garcia associated with Esteban Trueba?

2. What kills Rosa?

3. What kind of Plague strikes Tres Marias?

4. What color is Clara's bed?

5. Where do Blanca and Pedro Tercero hold their secret meetings in Tres Marias?

6. What is Jaime's profession?

7. Where is Isabel Allende from?

8. Who are overthrown by the military coup?

9. What is Clara's main tool of communication with the spirits?

10. In what language was The House of the Spirits first written?

11. Where do Miguel and Alba stage their first occupation?

12. Whom does Blanca marry?

13. What are Clara's favorite flowers?

14. What does Blanca do when she discovers Jean de Satigny's secret room?

15. What does Clara do when Esteban hits her?

16. How old is Alba when Miguel first sees her?

17. Where does Transito Soto work?

18. Why does Esteban throw Ferula out of his house?

19. Who rids Tres Marias of the Plague?

20. What does Miguel do when he learns of the military coup?

21. In what year was The House of the Spirits published?

22. Who is Barrabas?

23. How many fingers doe Esteban Trueba cut off Pedro Tercero's hand?

24. To what literary tradition does The House of the Spirits belong?

25. To which party does Severo del Valle belong?

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