Aphrodite: A Memoir of the Senses. Isabel Allende, Author, Robert Shekter, Illustrator, Margaret Sayers Peden, Translator HarperCollins Publishers $26 ( p). Under the aegis of the Goddess of Love, Isabel Allende uses her storytelling skills brilliantly in Aphrodite to evoke the delights of food and sex. After co. 7 Apr The Paperback of the Aphrodite: A Memoir of the Senses by Isabel Allende at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $25 or more!.

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Aphrodite: A Memoir of the Senses

View all 3 comments. Her whimsy continues in a chapter called “Love Isabel allende aphrodite where she discusses the famous rhinoceros-horn power so prized in Asia as in infallible aphrodisiac. Year Year Now Allende, whose isbael include “The House of the Spirits,” “Eva Luna” and “Love and Shadows,” has written a dramatically different kind of book about – of all things – sex and food.

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