An epic novel that tells the story of the Trueba family, and by extension the history of Chile, using Isabel Allende’s hallmarks of exquisite language and highly developed characters. Allende is a magician expertly weaving romance, politics, history, and family together in this evocative and stunning example of magical realism.
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