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The shadow of the wind

Author: Carlos Ruiz Zafón
Publisher: London : Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2018.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Hidden in the heart of the old city of Barcelona is a labyrinthine library of obscure and forgotten titles that have long gone out of print. A man brings his 10-year-old son to the library and allows him to choose one book to keep. But as he grows up, several people seem inordinately interested in his find.
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Genre/Form: Thriller
Fiction
Thrillers (Fiction)
Thriller / suspense fiction
Fiction & related items
Modern & contemporary fiction
Fiction in translation
Fiction: general & literary
Historical fiction
Fiction in Translation
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Carlos Ruiz Zafón
ISBN: 9781474609883 1474609880
OCLC Number: 1065301489
Notes: This translation originally published: 2004.
Translated from the Spanish.
Description: 524 pages ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Carlos Ruiz Zafón, translated by Lucia Graves

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A stunning literary thriller in the tradition of Umberto Eco. The discovery of a forgotten book leads to a hunt for an elusive author who may or may not still be alive...  Read more...
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Part gothic mystery, past ribald comedy, part political thriller, part Borgesian parable, and all marvellous * Sunday Times * A hymn of praise to all the joys of reading * Independent * A magical Read more...

 
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