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The Shadow of the Wind

The Shadow of the Wind

The Cemetery of Forgotten Books, Book One

Carlos Ruiz Zafon

Translated by Lucia Graves

The Shadow of the Wind is a mesmerising love story and literary thriller, which twists and turns and enthralls with its cast of vengeful souls, threatening spectres and innocent hearts.

It is 1945 and Barcelona is enduring the long aftermath of civil war when Daniel Sempere’s bookseller father decides his son is old enough to visit the secret Cemetery of Forgotten Books.

There Daniel must ‘adopt’ a single book, promising to care for it and keep it alive always. His choice falls on The Shadow of the Wind.Bewitched, he embarks on an epic quest to find the truth about Julian Carax, the book’s mysterious author.

Soon Daniel is consumed by strange discoveries about love and obsession, art and life, and how they become entangled within the shadow world of books.

This edition of Carlos Ruiz Zafon’s much-loved bestseller includes Chapter One of his new literary sensation The Angel’s Game.

Carlos Ruiz Zafon
About the Author

Carlos Ruiz Zafón is the internationally bestselling author of the ‘Cemetery of Forgotten Books’ series, including The Shadow of the Wind, The Angel’s Game and The Prisoner of Heaven. His works have been translated into more than fifty languages and honoured with numerous international awards.

Lucia Graves is an English writer and translator. Her...

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Extent:
544pp
Format:
Paperback
Text publication date:
3 July 2006
ISBN:
9781920885854
AU Price:
$22.99
NZ Price:
$30.00
Themes:
ruiz zafon
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