The Shadow of the Wind

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If you thought the true gothic novel died with the nineteenth century, this will change your mind... This is one gorgeous read. (Stephen King) a]rush right out to the nearest bookstore and pick up "The Shadow of the Wind," (Michael Dirda, "The Washington Post") Wondrous... masterful... "The Shadow of the Wind" is ultimately a love letter to literaturea] ("Entertainment Weekly," A, Editoras Choice) aGabriel GarcA-a MArquez meets Umberto Eco meets Jorge Luis Borgesa for a sprawling magic show. (Richard Eder, "The New York Times Book Review")

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 should.
Michael Dirda, The Washington Post
"Gabriel Garcia Marquez meets Umberto Eco meets Jorge Luis Borges for a sprawling magic show."--The NewYork TimesBookReview
"Wonderous... masterful... TheShadow of the Wind is ultimately a love letter to literature, intended for readers as passionate about storytelling as its young hero."--Entertainment Weekly (Editor's Choice)
"One gorgeous read."--StephenKing"

" 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 should."
--Michael Dirda, The Washington Post

"Gabriel Garcia Marquez meets Umberto Eco meets Jorge Luis Borges for a sprawling magic show." --The New York Times Book Review

"Wonderous... 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 (Editor's Choice)

"One gorgeous read." --Stephen King

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The worldwide bestseller. The discovery of a forgotten book leads to a hunt for an elusive author who may or may not still be alive...

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