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The Shadow of the Wind, Carlos Ruiz Zafón [Translation: Lucia Graves] (Orion Books, 2004)

Part mystery, part romance, part literary fiction The Shadow of the Wind is thrilling, gripping and touching in a way that I can only dream of writing. The language used is delicate, precise and flowing (both in the original Spanish and in it’s marvelous English translation). In brief, it is the tale of a boy who is entrusted with the guardianship of the last copy of a book, and how he unravels the mystery surrounding it and its enigmatic author. It is a complex story, but an easy read. I highly recommend that you buy the book and become enchanted.
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