Book Reviews
"Allende has created a masterpiece of historical fiction that is passionate, adventurous and brilliantly insightful. And right up to the end, it's suspenseful and surprising. This one's a gem."
Denver Post

"Allende expands her geographical boundaries in this sprawling, engrossing historical novel flavored by four cultures..."
Kirkus Reviews Review

"A passionate storyteller... Her writing is lyrical, mystical, ribald, funny." — Miami Herald

"Like a slow, seductive lover, Allende teases, tempts and titillates with mesmerizing stories."
Washington Post

New York Times Book Review

"A Magician with words."
Publishers Weekly


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