Daughter of Fortune

Author(s): Isabel Allend


A magnificent sweeping tale from the international bestselling author of 'The House of the Spirits'. Set in Anglophile Chile and goldrush California during the middle years of the nineteenth century, this magnificent romance tells the story of English foundling Eliza Sommers who grows up in the bustling entrepot of Valparaiso. Eliza is a spirited, sparky and ambitious romantic who becomes embroiled in a forbidden love affair with the charismatic but capricious Joaquin Andieta. When he disappears suddenly for California, and the promise of riches that rumours of gold strikes have brought him, she can but follow after him...


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Isabel Allende is the niece of the deposed Chilean president Salvador Allende. She has become an international figure over the last twenty years, and is the Spanish-speaking world's most signficant and high-selling author. Her most famous novel is The House of the Spirits.

General Fields

  • : 9780002259613
  • : HarperCollins Publishers Australia
  • : HarperCollins Publishers (Australia) Pty Ltd
  • : 0.62
  • : July 1999
  • : 234mm X 153mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Isabel Allend
  • : Paperback
  • : New edition
  • : 863
  • : 416