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This book has a lot of witty quotes and lessons on love, life, friendship and misery. The problem with The Shadow of the Wind is that it tricked me into believing it was a great book by being so freaking fun. Narrated by a young Daniel Sempere, it chronicles his transformation from a child to a young man in a Francoist post-war Spain, his loves and obsessions, his brushes with the world of mysteries and reality – both of these worlds equally dangerous and fascinating.
All in all the story was engaging with lots of memorable characters, a unique, fascinating setting, and a very engaging mystery wrapped in a coming of age story with some poignant and well worded prose.
Wholeheartedly recommended, The Shadow of the Wind is an exciting co intelligent read. View all 8 comments. To ask other readers questions about A Sombra do Ventoplease sign up. Seductive, beautiful style of narration.
The story was filled with different people, who had different pasts and experiences, but they were all connected to one peculiar book from a library where no ordinary reader comes to. El cementerio de los libros olvidados 4 books. It’s a story of love, of hatred, and of the dreams that live in the shadow of the wind. The atmosphere is built on a classic Gothic setting. There’s enough substance to fill one up and leave one off with a feeling of satisfaction and of time well spent.
It is only now, ventp a month or so has passed since my reading, that I realize that No, The Shadow of the Wind was not a great book. Zafon led me through his story with czrlos care, charming me with his beautiful vivid narration, astonishing me with deep farlos, but not letting me to feel over flooded, instead trying successfully to lure me deeper into his story.
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In his search, he soon discovers the tragedy that is Julian Carax and the mystery that is Lain Coubert. Refresh and try again.
But I couldn’t absorb the idea that death could actually walk by my side, with a human face and a heart that was poisoned with hatred, that death could be dressed in a uniform or a raincoat, queue up at a cinema, laugh in bars, or take his children out for a walk in Ciudadela Park in the morning, and then, in the afternoon, make someone disappear in the dungeons of Montjuic Castle or in a common grave sonbra no name or ceremony It isn’t like veento over-the-top dystopia, but get on the carpos side of the wrong cop and your life can become a living hell.
It’s his twists and turns of plot and device that do it. And it was the best time to meet the evil and cruel villain, Francisco Javier Fumero.
View all 77 comments. Paris is the only city in the world where starving to death is still considered an art. View all 18 comments. Finally most of the female characters were a little too two-dimensional and done unto even Nuria. Carls storyline is set in s Barcelona ” bar-se-lona ” and during the times of Spanish Civil War. And above all, there is SempereDaniel’s father who is one of the best fatherly characters I ever read This book begins in post World War II Spain, a setting I am zafoon unfamiliar with and seems ripe for really fascinating stories.
Destiny is usually just around the corner. Jun 02, Nayra. Nevertheless I did enjoy this and sometimes having all loose ends neatly tied is quite attractive and reassuring but not too often! Okay, it did rui. The sneaks peaks into Spanish Civil War, the fighters for freedom of native land, the fanatic dictator and the effects of these on ordinary people and their lives. And it was a real page-turner.
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And the pervasive sharp humor makes the story quite self-aware of its own stylized nature, making the elements that can easily turn annoying into fascinating bits instead. The Ateneo was – and remains – one of the many places in Barcelona where the nineteenth Century has not yet been served its eviction notice. I did love the circular nature of the story, and how every little story was a piece to the larger story, and how all of them were entwined with each other.