Carlos Ruiz Zafón – The Prince of Mist

The Shadow of the Wind is one of those books that I absolutely loved, and although my second experience with Zafón didn’t have quite the same happy ending, the desire to read his works didn’t really come to a complete halt. I picked up The Prince of Mist, a book aimed at children, at Greenwich […]

Carlos Ruiz Zafón – The Angel’s Game

I absolutely loved The Shadow Of The Wind when I read it back in April, with its glimpse into old Barcelona, fantastic story-telling and hyperbolism extraordinaire. When The Angel’s Game hit the stores a few months back, I picked it out almost greedily, and stacked it on my bookshelf, waiting for the “right” time to […]

Carlos Ruiz Zafón – The Shadow of the Wind

This is a well-written page turner, with all the elements of a good story: romance, history, friendship, murder, revenge, redemption, bad cop, good beggar, a young impressionable protagonist, and a history that seems to be re-living itself, with different actors…  Set in a desolate Barcelona in 1945, around the time of the Spanish Civil War, […]

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