Selling more than 65,000 copies and topping bestseller lists around the world -- including Spain, Germany, Italy, and Latin America -- this novel tells the engrossing story of one man's quest for love and for his soul.
“Allende is one of the most important novelists to emerge from Latin America in the past decade.”
“Spellbinding. . . . Allende has caught the mood of our spiritually troubled times with uncanny precision and insight.”
“Allende writes with passion and conviction.... Her new novel is ambitious in scope.”
-Christian Science Monitor
“A richly embroidered, ambitious tale...intensely imagined.”
“An artful blend of aching realism and provocative meditation.”