The Shadow Of The Wind
  • The Shadow Of The Wind
  • The Shadow Of The Wind
  • The Shadow Of The Wind
ISBN: 0143034901
EAN13: 9780143034902
Language: English
Release Date: Jan 25, 2005
Pages: 487
Dimensions: 1.2" H x 8.3" L x 5.4" W
Weight: 1.05 lbs.
Format: Paperback
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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.

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This book is a great read! Excellent story with mystery and historical fiction. The pace is great and the suspense is also great. A real book lover’s book to read.