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The book was wordy and tedious and could not even get to the end, somewhat boring.
In this sweeping historical novel Allende establishes herself as a 21st century chronicler of the conquest of Chile.
Richly textured with wonderfully developed historical characters, Allende has written another masterpiece.
Isabel Allende did not disappoint me with this story. I love the way she brings the element of every day human relationships into the violent historical beginnings of Santiago de... Read morePublished 16 days ago by Mildred Santiago
Allende is masterful. Her imagined "auto-biography" of an almost unknown, yet very influential, Chilean woman introduces us to the fascinating early settlement of Allende's... Read morePublished 20 days ago by NT Deb
This was a good read but dense and I found it sometimes slow moving. That said historical novels do need to providel is true idea of the time period and the taking of Chile by... Read morePublished 23 days ago by K. A. Kerns
I found the Chile colonization context interesting. However, the several battle descriptions and stategies were too long and boring for my taste.Published 2 months ago by Selma Herzberg
This is a wonderful historical South America novel. Ines is an amazing woman. I definitely recommend this book. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Carly