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Portrait in Sepia - Isabel Allende
Portrait in Sepia
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Lacking all memory of the first five years of her life because of a brutal trauma, Aurora del Valle is raised by her regal grandmother Paulina and eventually seeks to confront the mystery of her past, in a novel set in late-nineteenth-century Chile. Reissue.
Lacking all memory of the first five years of her life because of a brutal trauma, Aurora del Valle is raised by her regal grandmother Paulina and eventually seeks to confront the mystery of her past, in a novel set in late-nineteenth-century Chile. Reissue.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780060898489 (0060898488)
Publisher: Harper Perennial
Pages no: 336
Edition language: English
Series: Tripartite (#2)
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The Blogging of a Book Addict
The Blogging of a Book Addict rated it
4.0 Portrait in Sepia
After reading Allende's Daughter of Fortune for a college literature course, I knew immediately that I would need to read Portrait in Sepia in order to see what happened to the characters I had become so deeply invested in. I expected a good novel but a standard sequel, and I began reading more to s...
Merle
Merle rated it
I love Isabel Allende's writing: I read Daughter of Fortune and House of the Spirits, and found this one good but not quite up to the quality of the other two; lacking a distinct plot of its own, it mainly serves to tie the other two (standalone) books together. Still, it was an enjoyable book: Alle...
elisas8
elisas8 rated it
3.0 Portrait in Sepia: A Novel
this followed the characters from the preceding novel far less than i expected or wanted, but i still found this a really satisfying read. although i really didn't enjoy my recent revisitation of the house of the spirits, it was still fun to get background on the family in that story. (she gives d...
Bashara Likes Books
Bashara Likes Books rated it
4.0
The sequel to my beloved and favorite Daughter of Fortune. Nothing could ever match up to that novel, but this was a really great sequel. I was thrilled to continue this intriguing family journey. Very satisfying!
debnance
debnance rated it
3.0 Portrait in Sepia: A Novel
Quite a ride! Portrait in Sepia is as enthralling as any American soap opera, with beautiful women and reluctant lovers and mismatched husbands and wives. Portrait in Sepia is more than a great tale with intriguing characters and inventive plot twists, though. It's also a thoughtful look at the blen...
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