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.
About the Author
Isabel Allende is the author of nine novels, translated into more than twenty-seven languages, including the New York Times bestsellers InÉs of My Soul, Portrait in Sepia, and Daughter of Fortune. In 2004 she was inducted into the American Academy of Arts and Letters. Born in Peru and raised in Chile, she lives in California.
“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.”