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The Shadow of the Wind - Carlos Ruiz Zafón
The Shadow of the Wind
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9781920885854 (1920885854)
Publisher: Text Publishing
Pages no: 528
Edition language: English
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Awogfli - Bookcroc
Awogfli - Bookcroc rated it
5.0 Magischer Realismus aus Barcelona
Ich liebe dieses Juwel, die Geschichte ist wundervoll, sprachlich sehr ansprechend, der Plot ausladend, episch breit aber nicht zu breit, mit vielen unerwarteten Wendungen, ein Meisterwerk der Erzählkunst. Eine nicht unbedeutende Nebenrolle spielt die Stadt Barcelona. Wenn man schon einmal dort war,...
Burfobookalicious rated it
3.5 We can learn from books...even forgotten ones!
Occasionally it can fun to take a punt on an ‘unknown’ book, from a public library, charity shop or friend’s shelf, but when such a lottery yields an unexpected pearl it can be all the more rewarding. ‘The Shadow of the Wind’ was one such absorbing read, by an author (Carlos Ruiz Zafόn) unfamiliar t...
Reading For The Heck Of It
Reading For The Heck Of It rated it
1.0 Recommended read gone wrong
Couldn't finish it. I don't think I even made it 1/4 of the way through. was turned off by the explicit sexual scenes especially considering the first involved an 11 year old. They felt gratuitous and unnecessary.
LindaLeest rated it
4.0 De schaduw van de wind
Het boek was mysterieus en ik vond het ontzettend spannend om uit te vinden wie Julian Carax was, en wie er achter het boek aan zat. Ik vond de mannelijke karakters goed uitgewerkt, vooral Fermin vond ik fantastisch. Maar ook de hoofdpersoon Daniel ontwikkeld zich goed in het verhaal, en het is ook ...
TJH's Shelf
TJH's Shelf rated it
While the writing (or the translation, at least) is certainly evocative, perhaps among the best passages that I have ever read, I still feel somewhat cheated. I had wrongly assumed that the Cemetery of Forgotten Books would take a more central role in the plot. I am, after all, a sucker for books ab...
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