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Set during california's gold rush, allende's fifth novel eschews her earlier magical realism (the house of the spirits) for the. Merchant of venice summary and analysis of act 2 jessica, the daughter of shylock, meets with lancelot and tells him that she will miss him. Summary an orphan raised in valparaiso, chile, by a victorian spinster and her rigid brother, vivacious young eliza sommers follows her lover.
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