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The Shadow of the Wind (The Cemetery of Forgotten Book 1)What a trudge this read has been and what a read of contradictions On the one hand this plot had so much potential and it regularly ignited my interest b This book has definitely earned its place as a literary classicGothic beautifully written filled with mystery intrigue and characters that you simply can t put downThis is a detective story that you never now who is actually being hunted The Devil or the author A young boy who is obsessed with a book and therefore a story a history that is unsolved and he must be the one to unravel it Set on the streets of Barcelona against backdrop filled with corruption and dark alleys this book is one that every fan of Gothic literature must read and trust me you ll go back for and Awhile back ago my brother recommended this book to me and while I saved it on my wishlist I ended up reading a slew of other books instead A year or so passes and my brother once again recommends this book to me I decided to download the Kindle version and check it out As we all do I had painted a picture of what I thought this book would be about and how it would be laid out after reading the summary Oh boy was I wrong This book was so much interesting detailed complicated and deeper than I could have imagined I couldn t take my eyes off this book yet I didn t want it to ever end I cannot emphasize enough how much I loved this book It s also the type of book I now I could read over and over and still come across new observationsMy brother and I were discussing this book as I was nearing the end of it Within the first 6 pages of this book I fell in love Like this doesn t usually happen to me I don t usually fall in love with a book or writer that uick it usually takes a lot longer than it did Within 6 pages I had fallen madly in love with this I think it was definitely the writing something about it I don t think I can explain the feeling with this book I wanted to devour it all at once and then I also wanted to save it I did manage to drag out the reading of this book a little But honestly the whole writing it was perfect I think I can only describe it like that As you can tell I m totally fangirling over this I had to take a few hours break so I could like gather thoughts a few hours later I m still fangirling It was so perfect I just wanted to make a note about Carlos Ruiz Zafon s writing I am in loveThe book is set in parts as well as chapters the parts give you an idea of the date that that part of the story is set in as it does span over a few years from Daniel being a child to going into teenage adult times It also covers the time span of Juli n and his story so it does make it clear and there are ways you now when certain things happen for example when a character tells a story you now it is a story As I said there is little signs of changes of time and topic or plot within the story So it makes it easier "to recogniseAs the blurb said it follows Daniel as he tries to discover the story. "recogniseAs the blurb said it follows Daniel as he tries to discover the story. Gabriel Garca Mruez meets Umberto Eco meets Jorge Luis Borges for a sprawling magic show The New York Times Book ReviewA New York Times BestsellerBarcelona 1945 A city slowly heals in the aftermath of the Spanish Civil War and Daniel an antiuarian book dealers son who mourns the loss of his mother finds solace in a mysterious book entitled The Shadow of the Wind by one Julin Carax But when he sets out to find the authors other works he makes a shocking discovery someone has been systematically destroying every he sets out to find the authors other works he makes a shocking discovery someone has been systematically destroying every of every book Carax has written In fact Daniel may have the last of Caraxs books in existence Soon Daniels seemingly innocent uest opens a door into one of Barcelonas darkest secrets an epic story of murder madness and doomed love Anyone who enjoys novels that are scary erotic touching tragic and thrilling should rush right out to the nearest bookstore and pick up The Shadow of the Wind Really you shouldMichael Dirda The Washington PostWonderous masterful The Shadow of the Wind is ultimately a love letter to literature intended for readers as passionate about storytelling as its young hero Entertainment Weekly Editors ChoiceOne gorgeous readStephen King. ,


Of the author who wrote The Shadow of The Wind by Juli n Carax The story was complex but not confusing everything was explained and worked out through the story The plot was so amazing and it draws you in and you just want to turn the page over and over and before you now it you have finished the book I have loads of things I want to say about this book but I also don t want to put spoilers in so I may have to do a video review and fangirl the heck out of this bookDaniel I immediately connected with his character especially his love for that book because I think we all have that love for a certain book so I definitely got where he was coming from with that He was such a charming character and it was very interesting watching him grow up from a child to a teen slowly starting adulthood His interaction with different characters completely showed what ind of person he was Like when he goes to see Cara Who is blind sits and reads with her and he just does nice stuff Always seems to get punched for it likeJuli n he is I would say the other main character in this story and he is such an enigma and he is so fascinating and I love it I think along with Daniel I fell in love with the man from him Like he was so amazing and there is so much I want to say because I don t want to spoil it So that s all I can say about him because spoilerI loved all the characters in this book and I Thought That They thought that they had a nice part in the book and I liked them all well except the certain person who did the certain thing to a certain person See the spoiler problemI can t really say anything else about this book I may have to do a spoiler review on youtube Would you all like that Would you like to hear about my thoughts on this with spoilers Let me now What s wrong with him I could tell you it s his heart but what is really illing him is loneliness Memories are worse than bullets The Shadow of the Wind written by Carlos Ruiz Zafon and translated by Lucia Graves was an absolutely beautiful book to read and savour I am in such awe of the flowing read and savour I am in such awe of the flowing and rich details in this novel and I must applaud Lucia Graves for her skill in her translation The Shadow of the Wind is hard to define to one specific genre although it is classed as historical fiction I personally felt that it was of a bildungsroman with a crime thriller twist to it The story follows Daniel Sempere from a young boy as he first enters the Cemetery of Forgotten Books and chances upon a novel written by Julien Carax He then embarks upon a journey throughout the years to uncover the truth about the author Through this journey we watch Daniel and those closest to him experience loneliness forbidden love prejudice and lost friendships Barcelona is shown "to be a perfect gothic backdrop to this "be a perfect gothic backdrop to this I loved visualising all the descriptions Whilst Daniel was my favourite character it was Fermin Romero de Torres who I found the most entertaining as his humour really cut through the Gabriel Garca Mruez meets Umberto Eco meets Jorge Luis Borges for a sprawling magic show The New York Times Book ReviewA New York Times BestsellerBarcelona 1945 A city slowly heals in the aftermath of the Spanish Civil War and Daniel an antiuarian book dealers son who mourns the loss of his mother finds solace in a mysterious book entitled The Shadow of the Wind by one Julin Carax But when he sets out to find the authors other works he makes a shocking discovery someone has been systematically destroying every copy of every book Carax has written In fact Daniel may have the last of Caraxs books in existence Soon Daniels seemingly innocent uest opens a door into one of Barcelonas darkest secrets an epic story of murder madness and doomed love Anyone who enjoys novels that are scary erotic touching tragic and thrilling should rush right out to the nearest bookstore and pick up The Shadow of the Wind Really you shouldMichael Dirda The Washington PostWonderous masterful The Shadow of the Wind is ultimately a love letter to literature intended for readers as passionate about storytelling as its young hero Entertainment Weekly Editors ChoiceOne gorgeous readStephen King.