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Author Ruiz Zafón, Carlos, 1964-

Title The shadow of the wind / Carlos Ruiz Zafón ; translated by Lucia Graves.

Publication Info. New York : Penguin Books, 2005.
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Description 486 pages ; 21 cm
Note Originally published in Spanish as: La sombra del viento. Barcelona : Editorial Planeta, 2001.
Originally published in United States: Penguin Press, 2004.
Summary A boy named Daniel selects a novel from a library of rare books, enjoying it so much that he searches for the rest of the author's works, only to discover that someone is destroying every book the author has ever written.
Subject Young men -- Spain -- Barcelona -- Fiction.
Antiquarian booksellers -- Spain -- Barcelona -- Fiction.
Mothers and sons -- Spain -- Barcelona -- Fiction.
Widowers -- Spain -- Barcelona -- Fiction.
Books -- Spain -- Barcelona -- Fiction.
Rare books -- Spain -- Barcelona -- Fiction.
Barcelona (Spain) -- Fiction.
Genre Mystery fiction.
Added Author Graves, Lucia.
Added Title Sombra del viento. English.
ISBN 0143034901 (pbk.)
9780143034902 (pbk.)
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SRP 2013 X
August 12 2013
SRP 2013 REVIEW: The most beautifully wriiten book I have ever read.
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August 20 2012
SRP 2012 REVIEW: Set in a very atmospheric Barcelona, a boy discovers a rare book by an obscure author in the 'Cemetery of Lost books'. A horribly disfigured man is searching down all copies of the author's books in order to burn them. As he investigates the mystery a large cast of interelated characters, all with their own secrets, add to the mystery and suspense. This book takes you on quite a ride, incorporating just about all genres of reading!
SRP 2011 X
October 14 2011
SRP 2011 REVIEW: Fantastic book! A must read!
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