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Zorro: A Novel (P.S.)
by Isabel Allende

Published: 2006-04-25
Paperback : 416 pages
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A child of two worlds—the son of an aristocratic Spanish military man turned landowner and a Shoshone warrior woman—young Diego de la Vega cannot silently bear the brutal injustices visited upon the helpless in late-eighteenth-century California. And so a great hero is born—skilled ...

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A child of two worlds—the son of an aristocratic Spanish military man turned landowner and a Shoshone warrior woman—young Diego de la Vega cannot silently bear the brutal injustices visited upon the helpless in late-eighteenth-century California. And so a great hero is born—skilled in athleticism and dazzling swordplay, his persona formed between the Old World and the New—the legend known as Zorro.

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The role of women in the life of Zorro.
The use of humor in the book.
Comparison of the TV and movie Zorros with the one in the book.
by mathpam (see profile) 02/10/16

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  "Zorrro"by mathpam (see profile) 02/10/16

This book was entertaining and very well written. Although it is a story many of us know well it illuminates the background of the reasons why Zorro became the person he was without being tedious. There... (read more)

 
  "Fiction with a Side of History"by kamj3 (see profile) 02/22/11

This book sets out to tell how Zorro became the Zorro of legends that we've all seen in movies and does a great job. Allende is a beautiful writer and more than does the subject justice. She includes... (read more)

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