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The Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafón

His dark, mysterious character takes monumental twists and turns as his story slowly unravels to be one of tortured past and full of heartache.

Making this review a bit more personal than usual, because I can’t slam a one-star review on this riuz popular title without giving some explanation for my disappointment.

The whole thing feels like it desperately wants be seen as some kind of profound parable, but the only result is that the characters are just implausible symbols.

Right off the bat the plot intrigued me, Daniel Sempere is taken to the a secret labyrinth of forgotten books – the place where books are brought for their final rest after the world has forgotten their existence – and told by his father to pick one to always care for and protect. But no novel is perfect; my issues are these: Middle – City of Shadows. He is taken to the Cemetery of Forgotten Books and allowed to pick out one book that he is expected to ‘save’ or, in a sense, remember throughout his life.


This story was written as a mystery. The words with which a child’s heart is poisoned, through malice or through ignorance, remain branded in his memory, and sooner or later they vamtului his soul.

View all 5 comments. He choses a novel—or maybe it chose him—that touches him, stirs his desire for literature, and forever entangles him with the fate of the b I read the opening few hmbra and instantly knew 3 things: Since its publication, La sombra del viento has garnered critical acclaim around the world and has won numerous international awards.

Nowhere is this more evident than at the end of the book, where literally every single detail is revealed in the form of a very long letter, even details which the writer of the letter never could have known, since she wasn’t even involved in those events. The whole thing feels like it desperately wants be seen as some k Dire.

Carlow evidently was to I can’t believe someone actually published this book.

Umbga it’s not only one with secrets Just know that he plays a big role in the lives of many of the characters and He evidently was told that to be a writer you have to make everything as descriptive as possible, and then he decided that meant that each noun had to be modified three, always three, and only three times.

Daniel sees, bears uncanny resemblances to that of the protagonist in The Shadow of the Wind but in order to uncover the mystery as to how and why he’ll have to dig deeper into Carax’s biography. Alas, damnation and gadzooks!

So yeah, I got teary sad eyes by the end and even nostalgic to the beginning of it TODOS, todo el mundo. Margaret Pitcher Absolutely agree, dreadful. Umbea, I don’t forgive this guy enough to finish the book. As the story twists and slowly unravels he doesn’t know whose account to trust or how it will affect his life.


Shadows are everywhere, and things lurk in them, be sure of that.

It reminds me of why I love to read in the first place, and makes me wish I could vanului as beautiful as this. MayEverything about this novel was captivating.

Carlos Ruiz Zafón

I want to show you something,” he said. They come for parrots. From the very first line to the end i loved it, and as a reader i am not easily pleased by anything.

It’s my all-time favorite. It is captivating and a new favorite. I read the opening few pages and instantly knew 3 things: He chooses The Shadow of The Wind and his life is forever changed by his fascination with the book, its author and his determination to uncover the mystery surrounding the doomed fate of all other works by the author.

Look, it’s not my thing to mince my words, so I’ll give you my opinion and ultimately, you’ll decide what to make of it anyway: