The Shadow of the Wind
This is a new book. Condition: Brand New.
The Shadow of the Wind is a mesmerising love story and literary
thriller, which twists and turns and enthralls with its cast of vengeful
souls, threatening spectres and innocent hearts.
It is 1945 and Barcelona is enduring the long aftermath of civil war when Daniel Sempere's bookseller father decides his son is old enough to visit the secret Cemetery of Forgotten Books.
There Daniel must `adopt' a single book, promising to care for it and keep it alive always. His choice falls on The Shadow of the Wind.
Bewitched, he embarks on an epic quest to find the truth about Julian Carax, the book's mysterious author.
Soon Daniel is consumed by strange discoveries about love and obsession, art and life, and how they become entangled within the shadow world of books.
This edition of Carlos Ruiz Zafon's much-loved bestseller includes Chapter One of his new literary sensation The Angel's Game.
Book details and technical specifications
Format: Paperback / softback
Published: July 2006
Number of pages: 544
Width: 129 mm
Height: 198 mm
Depth: not specified
Publisher: Text Publishing