The Prince of Mist
A mysterious house harbors an unimaginable secret...It's wartime, and the Carver family decides to leave the capital where they live and move to a small coastal village. But from the minute they cross the threshold of their new home, strange things begin to happen. In that mysterious house still... show more
A mysterious house harbors an unimaginable secret...It's wartime, and the Carver family decides to leave the capital where they live and move to a small coastal village. But from the minute they cross the threshold of their new home, strange things begin to happen. In that mysterious house still lurks the spirit of Jacob, the previous owners' son, who died by drowning.With the help of their new friend Roland, Max and Alicia Carver begin to explore the strange circumstances of that death and discover the existence of a mysterious being called the Prince of Mist--a diabolical character who has returned from the shadows to collect on a debt from the past. Soon the three friends find themselves caught up in an adventure of sunken ships and an enchanted stone garden--an adventure that will change their lives forever.
Publish date: May 4th 2010
Publisher: Little, Brown and Company
Edition language: English
Series: Niebla (#1)
To nie jest moje pierwsze spotkanie z tym autorem. Moja fascynacja książkami Zafona zaczęła się już dużo wcześniej. I sądzę, iż jego książki są bliskie nie tylko mnie. Zafon - hiszpański pisarz zdobył i nadal zdobywa liczne grona czytelników, zaś książki jego autorstwa praktycznie nie schodzą z list...
Creepy! This ghost story is set during World War II, and involves an evil clown, a young boy and girl in love, an empty beach, and a mysterious old man in a lighthouse who guards a town from impending doom. Good for anyone who likes scary stories!
I hadn't intended on reading this as I normally avoid the young adult genre, but it was 20p!The father of the family decides that they need to move from the city to the coast because of the war. They move into a house that has already known tragedy.Max starts to explore the immediate vicinity and fi...
3.5 Stars A fun, spooky and easy to read story. For me it was a MG horror fiction, very entertaining. The first chapters were okay, in the middle it got very scary but in the end I found plot holes and a lot of questions remaining. The multiple POVs weren't an issue for me, it helped with the scary ...
Another read I was pleased with. I stumbled up this book at the library and I recognized the author's name. So, I took it home. I didn't even realize it was Carlos Ruiz Zafón's first book. That was a pleasant surprise because it doesn't feel like it's his first novel. The book is written so well; wr...
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