From the author of the international phenomenon The Shadow of the Wind, comes a riveting masterpiece about love, literature, and betrayal. In this powerful, labyrinthian thriller, David Mart n 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 real, David leaps at the chance. But as he begins the work, and after a visit to the Cemetery of Forgotten Books, he realizes that there is a connection between his book and the shadows that surround his dilapidated home and that the publisher may be hiding a few troubling secrets of his own. Once again, Ruiz Zaf n takes us into a dark, gothic Barcelona and creates a breathtaking tale of intrigue, romance, and tragedy
Author: Carlos Ruiz Zafón Publisher: Anchor Books Published: 05/18/2010 Pages: 544 Binding Type: Paperback Weight: 0.84lbs Size: 8.00h x 5.30w x 1.02d ISBN: 9780767931113
Review Citation(s): New York Times Book Review 06/13/2010 pg. 28
About the Author CARLOS RUIZ ZAFÓN, author of The Shadow of the Wind and other novels, is one of the world's most read and best-loved writers. His work has been translated into more than forty languages and published around the world, garnering numerous international prizes and reaching millions of readers. He divides his time between Barcelona and Los Angeles.