The Resource The shadow of the wind, Carlos Ruiz Zafon ; translated by Lucia Graves

The shadow of the wind, Carlos Ruiz Zafon ; translated by Lucia Graves

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The shadow of the wind
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The shadow of the wind
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Carlos Ruiz Zafon ; translated by Lucia Graves
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  • eng
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Title
The shadow of the wind
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Barcelona, 1945 - Just after the war, a great world city lies in shadow, nursing its wounds, and a boy named Daniel awakes one day to find that he can no longer remember his mother's face. To console his only child, Daniel's widowed father, an antiquarian book dealer, initiates him into the secret of the Cemetery of Forgotten Books, a library tended by Barcelona's guild of rare-book dealers as a repository for books forgotten by the world, waiting for someone who will care about them again. Daniel's father coaxes him to choose a book from the spiraling labyrinth of shelves, one that, it is said, will have a special meaning for him. And Daniel so loves the book he selects, a novel called The Shadow of the Wind by one Julian Carax, that he sets out to find the rest of Carax's work. To his shock, he discovers that someone has been systematically destroying every copy of every book this author has written. In fact, he may have the last of Carax's books in existence. Before Daniel knows it, his seemingly innocent quest has opened a door into one of Barcelona's darkest secrets, an epic story of murder, magic, madness, and doomed love, and before long he realizes that if he doesn't find out the truth about Julian Carax, he and those closest to him will suffer horribly.
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122514
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DLC
Dewey number
863/.64
Index
no index present
Language note
Translated from the Spanish
LC call number
PQ6668.U49
LC item number
S6613 2004
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990
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fiction
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True
Series statement
Cemetery of forgotten books
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adult
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Carlos Ruiz Zafon ; translated by Lucia Graves
The shadow of the wind, Carlos Ruiz Zafon ; translated by Lucia Graves
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The shadow of the wind, Carlos Ruiz Zafon ; translated by Lucia Graves
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25 cm.
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Extent
486 p.
Isbn
9780143034902
Lccn
2003062376
Note
cat46,cat33rev
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  • ocm53007098
  • 637238
  • (OCoLC)53007098

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