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Daughter of Fortune Orphaned At Birth, Eliza Sommers Is Raised In The British Colony Of Valpara So, Chile, By The Well Intentioned Victorian Spinster Miss Rose And Her Rigid Brother Jeremy Just As She Meets And Falls In Love With The Wildly Inappropriate Joaqu N Andieta, A Lowly Clerk Who Works For Jeremy, Gold Is Discovered In The Hills Of Northern California By , Chileans Of Every Stripe Have Fallen Prey To Feverish Dreams Of Wealth Joaqu N Takes Off For San Francisco To Seek His Fortune, And Eliza, Pregnant With His Child, Decides To Follow HimAs We Follow Her Spirited Heroine On A Perilous Journey North In The Hold Of A Ship To The Rough And Tumble World Of San Francisco And Northern California, We Enter A World Whose Newly Arrived Inhabitants Are Driven Mad By Gold Fever A Society Of Single Men And Prostitutes Among Whom Eliza Moves With The Help Of Her Good Friend And Savior, The Chinese Doctor Tao Chien California Opens The Door To A New Life Of Freedom And Independence For The Young Chilean Her Search For The Elusive Joaqu N Gradually Turns Into Another Kind Of Journey That Transforms Her Over Time, And What Began As A Search For Love Ends Up As The Conquest Of Personal Freedom


About the Author: Isabel Allende

Isabel Allende Llona is a Chilean American novelist Allende, who writes in the magic realism tradition, is considered one of the first successful women novelists in Latin America She has written novels based in part on her own experiences, often focusing on the experiences of women, weaving myth and realism together She has lectured and done extensive book tours and has taught literature at several US colleges She currently resides in California with her husband Allende adopted U.S citizenship in 2003.



10 thoughts on “Daughter of Fortune

  1. says:

    According to Isabel Allende, the timeless tale she weaves in House of the Spirits begins with the story of Eliza Sommers in Daughter of Fortune Eliza Sommers is found in a basket as a newborn baby at the Valparaiso, Chile home of Jeremy and Rose Sommers brother and sist


  2. says:

    Hija de la fortuna Daughter of Fortune, Isabel AllendeDaughter of Fortune is a novel by Isabel Allende, It was published first in Spanish in 1998 Isabel Allende saysof her female protagonist in Daughter of Fortune, Eliza, that she might well represent who the author might hav


  3. says:

    It took me a long time to read this book It was not the number of pages that got to me, but the number of words Allende packs into a page, and the fact that she arranges them all so beautifully you have to be careful not to miss one of them Her writing is stunning so why only three


  4. says:

    This book starts out VERY engaging and remains that way through the first 3 4 Then, very abruptly, it is as if Allende ran out of things to say, or rather, became distracted by another project The book ends TERRIBLY The last 1 4 is a slog to get through and, becuase the first part is so


  5. says:

    Rather than an objective evaluation of this novel as a work of literary fiction, this rating and review isa reflection of how deeply it has continued to affect me over the years Despite the differences of time and place, customs and traditions, exposure and beliefs, there is something very pri


  6. says:

    3.5 stars Confession time I was cleaning this weekend and came across this book A book that I thought I had finished reading, but I found a bookmark where I had obviously stopped.A proper re read for 2018 was warranted The best way to describe Isabel Allende is that she s both poet and painter Just


  7. says:

    I read this book a long time ago and remember I enjoyed it a lot It was very well written, as is the case with all Allende s books I liked the gripping story line and the characters which seemed real and vivid Maybe I would read it again in the near future.


  8. says:

    I remember beginning to read Daughter of Fortune several years ago but for some reason put it aside and never finished it How I was able to do that so easily, I will never know because the second time around this book ended up being difficult to put down.Isabel Allende has created a very engaging and well round


  9. says:

    What an imaginative tale filled with adventure and those common themes that make up an irresistible storyline I found lovable characters and a plot that made me wantWith a bit of historical fiction thrown in for good measure Great writing words.The only good thing about marriage is becoming a widow.It isn t a husband


  10. says:

    My second Allende and it if this is bowling, this is her second strike.The first one was last year Paula , Allende s memoir of her daughter who died while in coma I liked it so much that I told myself that I will try to read all her books Her crystal clear prose, told in a simple straightforward fashion, is like a breath o


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