Portrait in Sepia: A Novel
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