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The Midnight Palace

The Midnight Palace

Carlos Ruiz Zafón

  • awardShortlisted, The Marsh Award for Children's Literature in Translation, United Kingdom, 2013
  • Translated by Lucia Graves

    Calcutta, 1932. A train in flames crosses the city, a fire spectre sowing terror in the shadows of the night.

    But that is only the beginning of the horror for siblings Ben and Sheere. Twins separated at birth and kept hidden for their safety, they have grown up unaware of the secrets of their past. Now, on their sixteenth birthday, their paths meet and they will confront the most terrible and deadly enigma in the history of the city of palaces.

    The Midnight Palace is a spellbinding tale of heroism and tragedy set in the dark mysterious streets and alleyways of an ancient Indian city.

    Carlos Ruiz Zafon
    About the Author

    Carlos Ruiz Zafón was born in Barcelona. He is one of the world’s most read and best-loved writers. His work has been translated into more than forty languages, garnering numerous international prizes and reaching millions of readers. Marina was first published in Spanish in 1999, this is the first time it has been published in English.

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    30 May 2011
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    • The Midnight Palace
      ISBN: 9781921921728
      30 January 2012
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