Ines of My Soul LP: A Novel
This magisterial work of historical fiction recounts the astonishing life of Inés Suárez, a daring Spanish conquistadora who toiled to build the nation of Chile—and whose vital role has too often been neglected by history.
It is the beginning of the Spanish conquest of the Americas, and when Inés’s shiftless husband disappears to the New World, she uses the opportunity to search for him as an excuse to flee her stifling homeland and seek adventure. After a treacherous journey to Peru, she learns of his death in battle. She meets and begins a passionate love affair with a man who seeks only honor and glory: Pedro Valdivia, war hero and field marshal to the famed Francisco Pizarro. Together, Inés and Valdivia will build the new city of Santiago and wage a ruthless war against the indigenous Chileans. The horrific struggle will change them forever, pulling each toward their separate destinies.
Inés of My Soul is a work of breathtaking scope, written with the narrative brilliance and passion readers have come to expect from Isabel Allende.
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INES OF MY SOUL KUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
Allende's newest novel is both well-researched historical fiction and intuitively realized magic as she explores the brutal 16th-century colonization by the Spanish Conquistadores-from a totally ... Read full review
INES OF MY SOUL A NOVELUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
Allende (The House of the Spirits ) once again features a strong woman in her new novel, which is based on the life of InÃƒÂ¯Ã‚Â¿Ã‚Â½s Suarez, who came to the Americas around 1537 in search of a ... Read full review