Book Review: The Shadow Of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafón


the-shadow-of-the-wind-by-carlos-ruiz-zafon  Thoughts: Very rarely do I find a book out of random that truly fascinates me and also lives up to my expectations.

The book starts off in the year 1945 in Barcelona (aftermath of the Spanish Civil War) and Daniel Sempere comes across a mysterious novel -The Shadow Of the Wind by Julián Carax. Not only does this book open his eyes in a way he never thought was possible but he is also shocked to learn that all of Carax’s books have been destroyed. To make matters worse there’s a disfigured man who is set on burning the last one. Daniel is soon swept into a haunting mystery and he will stop at nothing to learn the truth.

I’m not sure if my review will do this book justice, but I’ll give it a try. This book was originally written in Spanish but was then translated into English by Lucia…

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