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Women have an infallible instinct for knowing when a man has fallen madly in love with them, especially when the male in question is both a complete dunce and a minor. Step by step the narrative split into a thousand stories, as if it had entered a gallery of mirrors, its identity fragmented into endless reflections. I saw some complaints that this book is slow. And it’s not only one with secrets Sometimes we think people are like lottery tickets, that they’re there to make our most absurd dreams come true.

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Carlos Ruiz Zafon Umbra Vantului

I just realized why not anyone can write a uumbra, but why everyone, like yours truly, can get lost in the melody flowing from the magical alphabetic strings, the symbiotic sounds of voices on paper. Unfortunately, after three quarters of the book, and numerous new characters, the mystery is no clearer.

Those first images, the echo of words we think we have left behind, accompany us throughout our lives and sculpt a palace in our memory to which, sooner or later — no matter how many books we read, how many worlds we discover, or how much we learn or forget — we will return. I felt myself surrounded by millions of abandoned pages, by worlds and souls without an owner sinking in an ocean of darkness, while the world that throbbed outside the library seemed to be losing its memory.


The readymade quotes are extreme. Fermin was living death in the shadows of the street who had to get over his umbar to find life worth living.

I began to dress like a pious widow or one of those women who seem to confuse sunlight with mortal sin. But Arturo Perez-Reverte’s gothic-esque novels were also in Spanish, and they still had their magic in translation.

Honestly, I thought it was never going to end, that the saga beginning inafter the Civil War in Spain, was just too dragging and too detailed for my sensitive soul.

Carlos Ruiz Zafón

Retrieved from ” https: Shadow is a perfect symbol for death evoking images of how death can be metaphorical instead of literal—living shadows of lives, chasing shadows of dreams, being shadows of others, letting memories shadow vantulu.

Last section – Nuria Munfort to the end. Sometimes it is this music that kept me reading, surpassing the moral of the story.

I read the opening few pages and instantly knew 3 things: At five o’clock in the morning? I always hope historical fiction will showcase a more accurate moral setting, but it rarely happens. And so it was for Daniel as well. As the story twists and slowly unravels he doesn’t know whose account to trust or how it will affect his life.

It’s not that it’s particularly important in a lot of the ways “important” books are, it’s just that it works as pure reading pleasure and sometimes, isn’t that enough? He picks a novel by Julian Carax titled “The Shadow of the Wind,” and is immediately sucked into the story. Death is a constant threat – at every turn, for every character – until it bears no gravity.


For book lovers rkiz is perfect because it revolves around the mysteries of a little known author Julian Carax that the main protagonist, Daniel, stumbles across in a secret stash of literature called the Cemetery of Forgotten books. The Shadow of the Wind announces a phenomenon in Spanish literature.

He choses a novel—or maybe zacon chose him—that touches him, stirs his desire for literature, and forever entangles him with the fate of the book and its author. Presents are made for the pleasure of who gives them, not for the merits of who receives them.

The Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafón

On the other hand, there zafoj some serious flaws which distracts from the whole experience. There’s probably nothing much I “learned” in the introspective sense, but this is a novel like a novel ought to be. With a bit more attention to actual plot and character development, this could have been one of my favourite books. El cementerio de los libros olvidados 1.

Overall this is a fascinating read that is sure to take you on an adventure that will make you wish there were more pages to read after you turn the last page.

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