The shadow of the wind / Carlos Ruiz Zafón ; translated by Lucia Graves.
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- ISBN: 9781615741649
- ISBN: 161574164X
- Physical Description: 1 audio media player (approximately 19 hr.) : digital ; 3 3/8 x 2 1/8 in.
- Edition: Unabridged.
- Publisher: [Solon, Ohio] : Playaway Digital Audio : 
- Copyright: ℗2004
Playaway Digital Audio.
Translation of: Sombra del viento.
Title from Playaway label.
Release date supplied by publisher.
Previously released by Penguin Audio, p2004.
Issued on Playaway, a dedicated audio media player.
In container (21 x 13 x 3 cm.).
One set of earphones and one AAA battery required for playback.
|Participant or Performer Note:||
Read by Jonathan Davis.
Barcelona, 1945--just after the war, a great world city lies in shadow, nursing its wounds, and a boy named Daniel awakes on his eleventh birthday 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 volume from the spiraling labyrinth of shelves, one that, it is said, will have a special meaning for him. And Daniel so loves the novel he selects, 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 one 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.
In English, translated from the Spanish.
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