House of the Spirits

by Isabel Allende

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What is the setting in House of the Spirits?

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The setting of this novel is an unnamed South American country. Since the author is from Chile, we can infer that the author wants us to think of Chile.

See the eNotes article on the historical context of this novel for more information.

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