Portrait in Sepia: A Novel

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Harper Collins, Mar 25, 2014 - Fiction - 336 pages
23 Reviews

In nineteenth-century Chile, Aurora del Valle suffers a brutal trauma that erases all recollections of the first five years of her life. Raised by her regal and ambitious grandmother Paulina del Valle, Aurora grows up in a privileged environment but is tormented by horrible nightmares. When she is forced to recognize her betrayal at the hands of the man she loves, and to cope with the resulting solitude, she explores the mystery of her past.

 

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Audiobook narrated by Blair Brown This is the third book Allende has written about the Del Valle family. Though it was the last published, in chronological order it falls between Daughter of Fortune ... Read full review

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Isabel Allende has a real talent for creating great characters and she is an excellent storyteller.. This novel has both. I especially liked Aurora 's grandmother Paulina del Valle and her butler ... Read full review

Contents

Section 1
303
Section 2
305
Section 3
306
Section 4
307
Section 5
309
Section 6
311
Section 7
313
Section 8
314
Section 9
317
Section 10
319
Section 11
321
Section 12
323
Section 13
325
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Isabel Allende is the author of twelve works of fiction, including the New York Times bestsellers Maya’s Notebook, Island Beneath the Sea, Inés of My Soul, Daughter of Fortune, and a novel that has become a world-renowned classic, The House of the Spirits. Born in Peru and raised in Chile, she lives in California.

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