The Shadow of the Wind Carlos Ruiz Zafon

The Shadow of the Wind

Author: Carlos Ruiz Zafon
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Book Title
The Shadow of the Wind
Author
Carlos Ruiz Zafon
ISBN
9780143034902
"Gabriel Garc a M rquez meets Umberto Eco meets Jorge Luis Borges for a sprawling magic show."--The New York Times Book Review A New York Times Bestseller Barcelona, 1945: A city slowly heals in the aftermath of the Spanish Civil War, and Daniel, an antiquarian book dealer's son who mourns the loss of his mother, finds solace in a mysterious book entitled The Shadow of the Wind, by one Juli n Carax. But when he sets out to find the author's other works, he makes a shocking discovery: someone has been systematically destroying every copy of every book Carax has written. In fact, Daniel may have the last of Carax's books in existence. Soon Daniel's seemingly innocent quest opens a door into one of Barcelona's darkest secrets--an epic story of murder, madness, and doomed love. " Anyone who enjoys novels that are scary, erotic, touching, tragic and thrilling should rush right out to the nearest bookstore and pick up The Shadow of the Wind. Really, you should."--Michael Dirda, The Washington Post "Wonderous... masterful... The Shadow of the Wind is ultimately a love letter to literature, intended for readers as passionate about storytelling as its young hero."--Entertainment Weekly (Editor's Choice) "One gorgeous read."--Stephen KingBinding Type: PaperbackAuthor: Carlos Ruiz ZafonPublisher: Penguin BooksPublished: 01/25/2005ISBN: 9780143034902Pages: 512Weight: 0.98lbsSize: 8.40h x 5.40w x 1.20dReview Citations: Kirkus Best Books 12/15/2004 pg. 1Ingram Advance 02/01/2005 pg. 27Time 07/14/2008 pg. 68
"Gabriel Garc a M rquez meets Umberto Eco meets Jorge Luis Borges for a sprawling magic show."--The New York Times Book Review

A New York Times Bestseller

Barcelona, 1945: A city slowly heals in the aftermath of the Spanish Civil War, and Daniel, an antiquarian book dealer's son who mourns the loss of his mother, finds solace in a mysterious book entitled The Shadow of the Wind, by one Juli n Carax. But when he sets out to find the author's other works, he makes a shocking discovery: someone has been systematically destroying every copy of every book Carax has written. In fact, Daniel may have the last of Carax's books in existence. Soon Daniel's seemingly innocent quest opens a door into one of Barcelona's darkest secrets--an epic story of murder, madness, and doomed love.

" Anyone who enjoys novels that are scary, erotic, touching, tragic and thrilling should rush right out to the nearest bookstore and pick up The Shadow of the Wind. Really, you should."--Michael Dirda, The Washington Post

"Wonderous... masterful... The Shadow of the Wind is ultimately a love letter to literature, intended for readers as passionate about storytelling as its young hero."--Entertainment Weekly (Editor's Choice)

"One gorgeous read."--Stephen King

Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Carlos Ruiz Zafon
Publisher: Penguin Books
Published: 01/25/2005
ISBN: 9780143034902
Pages: 512
Weight: 0.98lbs
Size: 8.40h x 5.40w x 1.20d

Review Citations: Kirkus Best Books 12/15/2004 pg. 1
Ingram Advance 02/01/2005 pg. 27
Time 07/14/2008 pg. 68
"Gabriel Garc a M rquez meets Umberto Eco meets Jorge Luis Borges for a sprawling magic show."--The New York Times Book Review

A New York Times Bestseller

Barcelona, 1945: A city slowly heals in the aftermath of the Spanish Civil War, and Daniel, an antiquarian book dealer's son who mourns the loss of his mother, finds solace in a mysterious book entitled The Shadow of the Wind, by one Juli n Carax. But when he sets out to find the author's other works, he makes a shocking discovery: someone has been systematically destroying every copy of every book Carax has written. In fact, Daniel may have the last of Carax's books in existence. Soon Daniel's seemingly innocent quest opens a door into one of Barcelona's darkest secrets--an epic story of murder, madness, and doomed love.

" Anyone who enjoys novels that are scary, erotic, touching, tragic and thrilling should rush right out to the nearest bookstore and pick up The Shadow of the Wind. Really, you should."--Michael Dirda, The Washington Post

"Wonderous... masterful... The Shadow of the Wind is ultimately a love letter to literature, intended for readers as passionate about storytelling as its young hero."--Entertainment Weekly (Editor's Choice)

"One gorgeous read."--Stephen King

Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Carlos Ruiz Zafon
Publisher: Penguin Books
Published: 01/25/2005
ISBN: 9780143034902
Pages: 512
Weight: 0.98lbs
Size: 8.40h x 5.40w x 1.20d

Review Citations: Kirkus Best Books 12/15/2004 pg. 1
Ingram Advance 02/01/2005 pg. 27
Time 07/14/2008 pg. 68