Stories of passion, love and death depicting the richness of life amidst poor and barren landscapes of South America. The author's characterization ranges from guerrillas and fortune tellers to tyrants and simple peasants.
One of the reason I like Allende is because here, like in most of her books, I can get relax and enjoy her tales. Some of them more enchanting then others, but at the end they leave me with a smile on my face. I recomment it!