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Review: Inés of My Soul

Editorial Review - Bookreporter.com - Sarah Rachel Egelman

In the early 1500s a young woman named Inés Suarez decided to leave Spain for the New World. She did not go to look for fortune and gold, like so many, or to conquer new lands. She went seeking freedom. Inés had been left behind by her husband, Juan, while he traveled to Peru, lured by the promise of riches. According to custom, she lived like a widow until it became too stifling and she asked for ... Read full review

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Review: Inés of My Soul

User Review  - Debs - Goodreads

While I did very much enjoy the historical aspect, this book just didn't do it for me. I found it dry and slow (until near the end where the pace picked up), and it took me a long time to get through ... Read full review

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User Review  - Lisa Petro - Goodreads

book got me interested in her writing. Read full review

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User Review  - Hazar Al - Goodreads

Love her way of merging love story with historical events. Read full review

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User Review  - Laura - Goodreads

An interesting read, less lyrical than her other work & still more kind to colonizing forces than I liked Read full review

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User Review  - Sandra Murphy - Goodreads

Interesting history. Not the most moving story, but I certainly learned more than I knew about the settlement of South America and Chile. Read full review

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User Review  - Eve - Goodreads

Not my favourite Allende book. Very interesting from a historical point of view, and much stronger than most historical writing (Allende has a distinctive voice, which many genre writers lack), but ... Read full review

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User Review  - Maddie - Goodreads

Not my favorite Allende but it's also been a number of years since I've read Daughter of Fortune. This book definitely demonstrates Allende's ability to portray a strong, compelling female character ... Read full review

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User Review  - Jessica Timmons - Goodreads

An excellent fictional and non-fictional novel on the birth of Chile. Early women in power received a lot of bad rumours and critique mostly due to being born of the opposite sex. Yet the men in the ... Read full review

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User Review  - Mai - Goodreads

I was hesitant whether to give this 3 or 4 stars. I learned a lot about the history of Chile and South America and I liked the character of Ines as a strong successful woman. For me the book starts ... Read full review

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