Daughter of Fortune


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The international No.1 bestselling novelist returns to her best form with this magnificent sweeping tale. Isabel Allende's best novel since The House of the Spirits. Set in Anglophile Chile and goldrush California during the middle years of the nineteenth century, this magnificent romance tells the story of English foundling Eliza Sommers who grows up in the bustling entrepot of Valparaiso. Eliza is a spirited, sparky and ambitious romantic who becomes embroiled in a forbidden love affair with the charismatic but ...

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Jun 24, 2010

Great Book!

This book is amazing! I would recommend it to my friends.


Sep 14, 2007

This is actually one of the best books that I've read in a really long time. I was sad when I approached the end (which was great)! Isabel Allende is truly a gifted writter.


May 10, 2007

Isabel Allende is doing what she does so well, creating fleshed -out characters in historic eras. Her knowledge of the history, people and politics during the time of her novels rings true. She writes a good yarn.

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