Barcelona 1945: young Daniel Sempere is taken to a fabulous secret library called the Cemetery of Forgotten Books where he is told he must 'adopt' a single book, promising to care for it and keep it alive always.
Entranced by his chosen book, The Shadow of the Wind by Julian Carax, Daniel begins a quest to find the truth about the life and death of its mysterious author. He starts to fall into a game of mirrors, reflecting strange discoveries about obsession and love, and how they are entwined within the shadow world of books.
- Publication Date:
- 01 / 06 / 2012
- 129 x 200 x 34mm
The Shadow of the Wind
The most engrossing and well written book I have read in a long time. Part thriller, part romance, part action and thoroughly entertaining.