In The Forest of the Pygmies, the final book in Isabel Allende’s page-turning adventure trilogy, young Alexander Cold, his friend Nadia Santos, and his grandmother Kate Cold go on assignment to Africa, where they discover a hidden world of corruption and slavery. Available in trade paperback for the first time, this thrilling coming-of-age novel from Allende, acclaimed author of The Sum of Our Days and The House of the Spirits, is “packed with hair-raising near misses and vivid glimpses of Africa’s landscapes, tribal customs, and wildlife.” (Kirkus Reviews)
About the Author
Isabel Allende is the author of twelve works of fiction, including the New York Times bestsellers Maya’s Notebook, Island Beneath the Sea, Inés of My Soul, Daughter of Fortune, and a novel that has become a world-renowned classic, The House of the Spirits. Born in Peru and raised in Chile, she lives in California.
“A dizzyingly fast and compelling read.” — San Francisco Chronicle
“Packed with hair-raising near misses and vivid glimpses of Africa’s landscapes, tribal customs, and wildlife.” — Kirkus Reviews
“With this series, Allende has freely set aside more literary concerns for plot-driven suspense and has succeeded admirably.” — Criticas