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Literary icon Julia Alvarez returns with an inventive and emotional novel about storytelling itself that will be an instant classic.?Alma Cruz, the celebrated writer at the heart of The Cemetery of Untold Stories , doesn?t want to end up like her friend, a novelist who fought so long and hard to finish a book that it threatened her sanity. So when Alma inherits a small plot of land in the Dominican Republic, her homeland, she has the beautiful idea of turning it into a place to bury her untold stories?literally. She creates a graveyard for the manuscript drafts and revisions, and the characters whose lives she tried and failed to bring to life and who still haunt her.?Alma wants her characters to rest in peace. But they have other ideas, and the cemetery becomes a mysterious sanctuary for their true narratives. Filomena, a local woman hired as the groundskeeper, becomes a sympathetic listener as Alma?s characters unspool their secret tales. Among them: Bienvenida, the abandoned