Allende’s Island Beneath the Sea Tackles Women, Slavery in Haiti, New Orleans

Her latest novel, "Island Beneath the Sea," which Allende began four years ago on Jan. 8, tells the story of Zarité, a slave and concubine in Haiti at the turn of the 19th century just before the island's successful slave rebellion. An orphan who is bought by a French plantation owner, Zarité works for the … Continue reading Allende’s Island Beneath the Sea Tackles Women, Slavery in Haiti, New Orleans