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[Epub] ➠ The Shadow of the Wind (The Cemetery of Forgotten Books,#1) ➡ Carlos Ruiz Zafón – Pikavippi-ilman-luottotietoja.us

The Shadow of the Wind (The Cemetery of Forgotten Books,#1) The International Literary Sensation, About A Boy S Quest Through The Secrets And Shadows Of Postwar Barcelona For A Mysterious Author Whose Book Has Proved As Dangerous To Own As It Is Impossible To Forget.Barcelona, 1945 Just After The War, A Great World City Lies In Shadow, Nursing Its Wounds, And A Boy Named Daniel Awakes On His Eleventh Birthday To Find That He Can No Longer Remember His Mother S Face To Console His Only Child, Daniel S Widowed Father, An Antiquarian Book Dealer, Initiates Him Into The Secret Of The Cemetery Of Forgotten Books, A Library Tended By Barcelona S Guild Of Rare Book Dealers As A Repository For Books Forgotten By The World, Waiting For Someone Who Will Care About Them Again Daniel S Father Coaxes Him To Choose A Volume From The Spiraling Labyrinth Of Shelves, One That, It Is Said, Will Have A Special Meaning For Him And Daniel So Loves The Novel He Selects, The Shadow Of The Wind By One Julian Carax, That He Sets Out To Find The Rest Of Carax S Work To His Shock, He Discovers That Someone Has Been Systematically Destroying Every Copy Of Every Book This Author Has Written In Fact, He May Have The Last One In Existence Before Daniel Knows It His Seemingly Innocent Quest Has Opened A Door Into One Of Barcelona S Darkest Secrets, An Epic Story Of Murder, Magic, Madness And Doomed Love And Before Long He Realizes That If He Doesn T Find Out The Truth About Julian Carax, He And Those Closest To Him Will Suffer Horribly.As With All Astounding Novels, The Shadow Of The Wind Sends The Mind Groping For Comparisons The Crimson Petal And The White The Novels Of Arturo P Rez Reverte Of Victor Hugo Love In The Time Of Cholera But In The End, As With All Astounding Novels, No Comparison Can Suffice As One Leading Spanish Reviewer Wrote, The Originality Of Ruiz Zaf N S Voice Is Bombproof And Displays A Diabolical Talent The Shadow Of The Wind Announces A Phenomenon In Spanish Literature An Uncannily Absorbing Historical Mystery, A Heart Piercing Romance, And A Moving Homage To The Mystical Power Of Books, The Shadow Of The Wind Is A Triumph Of The Storyteller S Art.

[Epub] ➠ The Shadow of the Wind (The Cemetery of Forgotten Books,#1)  ➡ Carlos Ruiz Zafón – Pikavippi-ilman-luottotietoja.us
  • Paperback
  • 487 pages
  • The Shadow of the Wind (The Cemetery of Forgotten Books,#1)
  • Carlos Ruiz Zafón
  • English
  • 06 January 2017
  • 0143034901

    10 thoughts on “[Epub] ➠ The Shadow of the Wind (The Cemetery of Forgotten Books,#1) ➡ Carlos Ruiz Zafón – Pikavippi-ilman-luottotietoja.us


  1. says:

    There s probably nothing much I learned in the introspective sense, but this is a novel like a novel ought to be This is an epic film on paper, gloomy and engaging, smokey, noir with crumbling ruins, young love, disfigurment, lust, torturethe stuff of Dumas, DuMauier and, as of late, The Historian I woke up at five a.m and had to sweet talk myself back to sleep all I wanted to do was read One Friday, after work, I took sanctuary in The Hotel Biron, those little tables in the dark, page There s probably nothing much I learned in the introspective sense, but this is a novel like a novel ought to be This is an epic film on paper, gloomy and engaging, smokey, noir with crumbling ruins, young love, disfigurment, lust, torturethe stuff of Dumas, DuMauier and, as of late, The Historian I woke up at five a.m and had to sweet talk myself back to sleep all I wanted to do was read One Friday, after work, I took sanctuary in The Hotel Biron, those little tables in the dark, pages flickering with candles and drank a glass of wine in solitude, completely enthralled in the world of 1940 s Barcelona.I walked home from the train at night and found myself saying the characters names beneath my umbrella, hoping no one would hear me talking to myself, but they were, quite simply, ...


  2. says:

    I read the opening few pages and instantly knew 3 things 1 I was going to love this book.2 I needed a whole pad of post its to mark quotes.3 I wanted to read this in Spanish for the rich poetry the language would add.A young boy Daniel is taken by his father to the Cemetery of Forgotten Books and told to salvage a book which he must take stewardship over He choses a novel or maybe it chose him that touches him, stirs...


  3. says:

    The fact is that I ll never be able to write a real review for this book Here is why 1 I m not good enough I m not now and I ll never be It doesn t matter how many books you have read or how smart you are, you ll never be good enough for that You won t be able to find exact words and it s not just you Only person who can is the author himself, but I think he already said everything he wanted Don t believe meBooks are mirrors you only see in them what you already have inside youThe fact is that I ll never be able to write a real review for this book Here is why 1 I m not good enough I m not now and I ll never be It doesn t matter how many books you have read or how smart you are, you ll never be good enough for that You won t be able to find exact words and it s not just you Only person who can is the author himself, but I think he already said everything he wanted Don t believe meBooks are mirrors you only see in them what you already have inside you The moment you stop to think about whether you love someone, you ve already stopped loving that person forever A story is a letter that the author writes to himself, to tell himself things that he would be unable to discover otherwise There are few reasons for telling the truth, but for lying the number is infinite In the shop we buy and sell them, but in truth books have...


  4. says:

    After reading The Shadow of the Wind, I was left with somewhat mixed feelings On the one hand, this is such a beautifully written book, and is in essence an ode to literature On the other hand, there are some serious flaws which distracts from the whole experience The best thing about the book, in my opinion, is Zafon s skill in artistic writing It reminds me of why I love to read in the first place, and makes me wish I could write as beautiful as this The book contains lots of memorable qu After reading The Shadow of the Wind, I was left with somewhat mixed feelings On the one hand, this is such a beautifully written book, and is in essence an ode to literature On the other hand, there are some serious flaws which distracts from the whole experience The best thing about the book, in my opinion, is Zafon s skill in artistic writing It reminds me of why I love to read in the first place, and makes me wish I could write as beautiful as this The book contains lots of memorable quotes as well, definitely a good thing as far as I m concerned So after about 50 pages in, I was ready to love this book as I seldom loved another book...


  5. says:

    .18The prisoner of heaven


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  7. says:

    Welcome to The Cemetery of the Forgotten BooksChoose one book But be aware, you may get trapped into its pages, as The Shadow of the WindAs it unfolded, the structure of the story began to remind me of one of those Russian dolls that contain innumerable diminishing replicas of itself inside Step by step the narrative split into a thousand stories, as if it had entered a gallery of mirrors, its identity fragmented into endless reflectionsAnd for me, by the end..after these long pages and s Welcome to The Cemete...


  8. says:

    Fourth reading May 7 17, 2017Of course I love this book soooo much It s my all time favorite This is the 4th year in a row I ve read it, and it never gets old If you haven t already read this at my suggestion, WHAT ARE YOU WAITING FOR Third reading May 14 21, 2016Second reading May 23 25, 2015 Okay, I can confidently say, upon re reading this, that it is one of my all time favorite books It was just as surprising and enchanting and delightful as the first time I read it, if notso Fourth reading May 7 17, 2017Of course I love this book soooo much It s my all time favorite This is the 4th year in a row I ve read it, and it never gets old If you haven t already read this at my suggestion, WHAT ARE YOU WAITING FOR Third reading May 14 21, 2016Second reading May 23 25, 2015 Okay, I can confidently say, upon re reading this, that it is one of my all time favorite books It was just as surprising and enchanting and delightful as the first time I read it, if notso The writing is impeccable Th...


  9. says:

    It s been a couple years since I read this book so I shouldn t and won t go into details, but the effect has lingered all this time There s no other book I m quicker to recommend than this one It s not that it s particularly important in a lot of the ways important books are, it s just that it works as pure reading pleasure and sometimes, isn t that enough so I find reviews from people desperate to discover structural flaws and stylistic cliches to be totally missing the point Buy it ne It s been a couple years since I read this book so I shouldn t and won t go into details, but the effect has lingered all this time There s no other book I m quicker to recommend than this one It s not that it s particularly important in a lot of the ways important books ar...


  10. says:

    I can t believe someone actually published this book Even worse, in my opinion is the fact that this book is on the New York Times Bestseller List How is this possible It must only mean that there are a lot of people out there that think very differently from me Don t you be one of them Seriously Don t be fooled by this book It is insipid, lame, and poorly written First The prose is so overblown that the author uses thr...

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