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A Sombra Do Vento

It is set in Barcelona in the s and s; but there is a story within the story that goes back to the s and s. The Shadow of the Wind may not be a great book, but it is certainly a good book.

It is really unforgettable and special more in a good than in car,os bad way. First Impressions beginning through ch I loved the tone, zafkn, and setting of this novel. The problem with The Shadow of the Wind is that it tricked me into believing it was a great book by being so freaking fun. My only issue is that it gets quite long winded at times, especially the part when view spoiler [Nuria spills her guts, no pun intended, through a letter to Daniel.

Surprisingly, its first page inexplicably thrilled me with words I’ve never read before: Vvento characters felt well constructed but down to earth: The sneaks peaks into Spanish Civil War, the fighters for freedom of vent land, the fanatic dictator and the effects of these on ordinary people and their lives. And it was a real page-turner. This book begins in post World War II Spain, a setting I am both unfamiliar with and seems ripe for really fascinating stories.

In fact, he may have the last one in existence.

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A Sombra do Vento by Carlos Ruiz Zafón (4 star ratings)

Despite the fact tha The problem with The Shadow of the Wind is that it tricked me into believing it was a great book by being so freaking fun. Whatever it was, it was enough to make me lose myself completely in the rich setting of midth century Barcelona, in the world of seductive dangerous power of literature and perils and passions of young love, a “Books are mirrors: The story played out over a pretty long period of time, about nine years, so we get to see how Daniel, who begins the story at the age of ten, grows up as well as the development of the characters around him.

Thank you Stjepan for a great recommendation: So fearsome and soulless, ready to do everything to reach his goal — to destroy written memories. El cementerio de los libros olvidados 4 books.

All the same, the book picks up quickly and comes to an exciting conclusion even if a twist represents the only outright lazy bit of writing in the whole book. And destiny seems to reach in with its meddling hand and place things in necessary to it order.

It saves everyone the awkwardness, possibly even trauma, and the disruption of a pleasurable activity. This book is dark and creepy in some way, but also I found it intriguing and unforgettable.

El cementerio de los libros olvidados 1. It’s not the longest that a book has been on the list, but it’s up there, and I think it’s a shame it took me this long to get to this book. He’s a little awkward, a little bit of a dawg, and stubborn somba only a teenager can be.

Bea says that the art of reading is slowly dying, that it’s an intimate ritual, that a book is a mirror that offers us only what we already carry inside us, that when we read, we do it with all our heart and mind, and great readers are becoming more scarce by the day. To his shock, he discovers that someone has been systematically destroying every copy of every book this author has written.


The story lingers in your mind hours and days after reading it, and I become nostalgic; wishing I could read it again for the first time. The very ending was so positive. There he is allowed to choose one book that he will “adopt” and take care of, making sure it is never forgotten.

Fumero was just too unbelievable.

Jun 02, Nayra. And over all of this gothic surreal passion xombra into words hangs a real grim presence of those in power who can come after you whenever they please, and who will try to silence you whenever they feel like it.

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In his search, he soon discovers the tragedy that is Julian Carax and the mystery that is Lain Coubert. Lovely, lovely book; not perfect but engrossing and beautiful, and well-deserving of the attention it has dk. He’s the epitome of patience and planning, and that’s what makes him so creepy.

Too much stories that split of the main plot just as the protagonist described The Shadow of the Wind he has read.