skip to content
The shadow of the wind Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

The shadow of the wind

Author: Carlos Ruiz Zafón
Publisher: London : Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2018.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
Hidden in the heart of the old city of Barcelona is a labyrinthine library of obscure and forgotten titles that have long gone out of print. A man brings his 10-year-old son to the library and allows him to choose one book to keep. But as he grows up, several people seem inordinately interested in his find.
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Thrillers (Fiction)
Thriller
Fiction
Thriller / suspense fiction
Fiction & related items
Modern & contemporary fiction
Fiction in translation
Fiction: general & literary
Historical fiction
Fiction in Translation
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Carlos Ruiz Zafón
ISBN: 9781474609883 1474609880
OCLC Number: 1065301489
Notes: This translation originally published: 2004.
Translated from the Spanish.
Description: 1 volume ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Carlos Ruiz Zafón.

Abstract:

A stunning literary thriller in the tradition of Umberto Eco. The discovery of a forgotten book leads to a hunt for an elusive author who may or may not still be alive...  Read more...

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

Part gothic mystery, past ribald comedy, part political thriller, part Borgesian parable, and all marvellous * Sunday Times * A hymn of praise to all the joys of reading * Independent * A magical Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

All user tags (9)

View most popular tags as: tag list | tag cloud

Similar Items

Related Subjects:(4)

User lists with this item (2)

Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.