Portrait in Sepia: A Novel

By: Allende, Isabel; Peden, Margaret Sayers (Translator)

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Lower corner bumped. 2020 Trade Paperback. 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. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Isabel Allende Llona (born 2 August 1942) is a Chilean-American writer. Allende, whose works sometimes contain aspects of the magic realist tradition, is one of the best-known women writers in Latin America. She is largely famous for novels such as The House of the Spirits (La casa de los espritus) (1982) and City of the Beasts (La ciudad de las bestias) (2002), which have been commercially very successful. Allende has been described as the worlds most widely read Spanish-language author. Her novels often focus on the experiences of women, are sometimes based on her own experiences, and weave myth and realism together. She has lectured and toured widely, and has taught literature at many American colleges. Having adopted American citizenship in 2003, she currently resides in California with her husband. She is of Basque, Spanish and Portuguese descent.

Title: Portrait in Sepia: A Novel

Author: Allende, Isabel; Peden, Margaret Sayers (Translator)

Categories: Historical, Latin American,

Edition: 1st Printing

Publisher: New York, Harper: 2020

ISBN Number: 0063021730

ISBN Number 13: 9780063021730

Binding: Trade Paperback

Book Condition: Near Fine

Seller ID: 2306489

Keywords: HISTORICAL FICTION CHILE FICTION NOVEL CONTEMPORARY,