The Angel's Game by Carlos Ruiz ZafónIn this powerful, labyrinthian thriller, David Martín is a pulp fiction writer struggling to stay afloat. Holed up in a haunting abandoned mansion in the heart of Barcelona, he furiously taps out story after story, becoming increasingly desperate and frustrated. Thus, when he is approached by a mysterious publisher offering a book deal that seems almost too good to be...
The Midnight Palace by Carlos Ruiz ZafónIn the heart of Calcutta lurks a dark mystery... Set in Calcutta in the 1930s, The Midnight Palace begins on a dark night when an English lieutenant fights to save newborn twins Ben and Sheere from an unthinkable threat. Despite monsoon-force rains and terrible danger lurking around every street corner, the young lieutenant manages to get them to safety, but not without...
The Prince of Mist by Carlos Ruiz ZafónA mysterious house harbors an unimaginable secret... It's wartime, and the Carver family decides to leave the capital where they live and move to a small coastal village. But from the minute they cross the threshold of their new home, strange things begin to happen. In that mysterious house still lurks the spirit of Jacob, the previous owners' son, who died by drowning...
The Prisoner of Heaven by Carlos Ruiz ZafónBarcelona, 1957. It is Christmas, and Daniel Sempere and his wife, Bea, have much to celebrate. They have a beautiful new baby son named Julian, and their close friend Fermin Romero de Torres is about to be wed. But their joy is eclipsed when a mysterious stranger visits the Sempere bookshop and threatens to divulge a terrible secret that has been buried for two decades in...
The Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz ZafónThe wildly popular gothic novel - now in a stunning new package "A secret's worth depends on the people from whom it must be kept," begins Zafón's astounding novel of postwar Barcelona. But more than four years after its initial paperback publication, the secret is out - the novel remains a favorite of booksellers and readers alike.
Books about Books
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For the Love of Books
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In The Midnight Hour
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Season of Mist
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