What is the setting in House of the Spirits?

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taangerine | Student, Grade 12 | (Level 1) Valedictorian

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House of Spirits take place in South America around the 20th century -- based on the social & political issues in Chile. 

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tatssssg | Student, Undergraduate | eNotes Newbie

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Around the pages from 40 and up, there's a mention of a city called Lima. Lima is in peru. So I think its in peru, because there is a city in peru if am not mistaken the capital, Lima.

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the novel takes place in chile around the 1970's or so and it goes into when wwII starts

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