Synopses & Reviews
Isabel Allende transports us to a Latin American country in the grip of a military dictatorship, where Irene Beltran, an upperclass journalist, and Francisco Leal, a photographer son of a Marxist professor together discover a hideous crime. They also discover how far they dare go in search of the truth in a nation of terror . . . and how very much they risk.
About the Author
Born in Peru, Isabel Allende
is Chilean. She was a journalist for many years and began to write fiction in 1981. The result was the worldwide bestseller The House of the Spirits,
which was followed two years later by the equally successful Of Love and Shadows
. Long a resident of Caracas, she now makes her home in San Rafael, California, where she is completing a new book.
From the Trade Paperback edition.