Books - Review


Showing all books by: Isabel Allende

Daughter of Fortune
Feisty young Chilean American woman falls in love with impoverished local poetic dreamer boy who promptly goes off to California in search of gold. She follows, meeting Chinese doctor friend along the way, who is grieving for his dead young wife.
Jolly good - pressie from Bong Nat. Learned lots about the gold rush and prostitution.
Score: 7.5
Published: 1999
Read: December 28th 2003

The House of the Spirits
3 Generations (at least) of a family in South America living, and dying through a revolution.
OK I suppose, didn't really grab me but managed to finish it.
Score: 5.5
Published: 1985
Read: August 13th 2005