Portrait In Sepia

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Author: Isabel Allende
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 006225443X
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Portrait In Sepia by Isabel Allende


Original Title: Portrait In Sepia

In nineteenth-century Chile, Aurora del Valle suffers a brutal trauma that erases all recollections of the first five years of her life. Raised by her regal and ambitious grandmother Paulina del Valle, Aurora grows up in a privileged environment but is tormented by horrible nightmares. When she is forced to recognize her betrayal at the hands of the man she loves, and to cope with the resulting solitude, she explores the mystery of her past.

Portrait In Sepia

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Author: Isabel Allende
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0061991538
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Portrait In Sepia by Isabel Allende


Original Title: Portrait In Sepia

In nineteenth-century Chile, Aurora del Valle suffers a brutal trauma that erases all recollections of the first five years of her life. Raised by her regal and ambitious grandmother Paulina del Valle, Aurora grows up in a privileged environment but is tormented by horrible nightmares. When she is forced to recognize her betrayal at the hands of the man she loves, and to cope with the resulting solitude, she explores the mystery of her past.

Daughter Of Fortune

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Author: Isabel Allende
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0062254421
Size: 64.26 MB
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Daughter Of Fortune by Isabel Allende


Original Title: Daughter Of Fortune

An orphan raised in Valparaiso, Chile, by a Victorian spinster and her rigid brother, vivacious young Eliza Sommers follows her lover to California during the Gold Rush of 1849. Entering a rough-and-tumble world of new arrivals driven mad by gold fever, Eliza moves in a society of single men and prostitutes with the help of her good friend and savior, the Chinese doctor Tao Chi'en. California opens the door to a new life of freedom and independence to the young Chilean, and her search for her elusive lover gradually turns into another kind of journey. By the time she finally hears news of him, Eliza must decide who her true love really is.

Sepia

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Author: Martin Benn
Publisher: Allen & Unwin
ISBN: 1743438931
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Sepia by Martin Benn


Original Title: Sepia

Renowned chef Martin Benn takes the reader on a culinary journey through 60 of his exciting dishes. Based around four degustation menus, the book highlights the technical mastery and sheer beauty of Martin's food, with its deep connections to Japanese cuisine and flavours and its focus on texture and contrast. Included is the recipe for Martin's incredibly intricate, exquisite Chocolate Forest Floor. Text, design and photography combine to recreate the atmosphere and the sophisticated, art deco feel of his Sydney restaurant, Sepia. Interspersed among the menus are narrative features exploring the workings of the restaurant, and the stories of its staff and clientele, while location photography captures a sense of old-fashioned, cosmopolitan glamour.

Sepia Leaves

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Author: Amandeep Sandhu
Publisher: India Research Press
ISBN: 9788183860079
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Sepia Leaves by Amandeep Sandhu


Original Title: Sepia Leaves

As Appu pieces together his fragmented past, one man’s memory becomes the landscape of an entire nation’s socio-political history. A touching portrait of the reconciliation between love and guilt, this novel parallels the state of a nation with the fall of a nuclear family, offering a poignant exploration of self-discovery and hope.

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