The Shadow of the Wind

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Product Details
Price
$29.00  $26.97
Publisher
Penguin Press
Publish Date
Pages
486
Dimensions
6.48 X 9.58 X 1.51 inches | 1.69 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9781594200106

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About the Author
Carlos Ruiz Zafón was one of the world's most read and best-loved writers. His work has been translated into more than forty languages and published around the world, garnering numerous international prizes and reaching millions of readers. He was the author of The Shadow of the Wind, The Angel's Game, The Prince of Mist, The Midnight Palace, The Prisoner of Heaven, and, most recently, The City of Mist, published posthumously. He died in 2020. Lucia Graves is the author and translator of many works and has overseen Spanish-language editions of the poetry of her father, Robert Graves.
Reviews

"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

"Gabriel Garcia Marquez meets Umberto Eco meets Jorge Luis Borges for a sprawling magic show." --The New York Times Book Review

"[T]here is no question that [The Shadow of the Wind] is wondrous. . . [M]asterful, meticulous plotting and extraordinary control over language. . . . 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

"One gorgeous read." --Stephen King

"The Shadow of the Wind will keep you up nights--and it'll be time well spent. Absolutely marvelous." --Kirkus (starred review)