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Rereading the series in preparation for one of my most anticipated releases of the year, The Labyrinth of the Spirits.

Jocul ingerului – Carlos Ruiz Zafón • BookLikes (ISBN)

View all 83 comments. I couldn’t care less. Despite its obvious qualities, I have to admit that I’m a little baffled of its status given that all the flaws, if found in some random YA book, would be called out without any doubt. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. And that voice demonstrates the problems I described in my first and second points.


View all 9 comments. My father hurried into my room and he held me in his arms, trying to calm me. The Story It’s a story about Books Please, check your email, the code to access your BookLikes blog was sent to you already. Unpopular opinion to follow!

But he makes his point with Julian and leaves Daniel to gives us a satisfied ending. Eine nicht unbedeutende Nebenrolle spielt die Stadt Barcelona. It’s been a couple years since I read this book so I shouldn’t and won’t go into details, but the effect has lingered all this time.

Just know that he plays a big role in the lives of many of the characters and Which I didn’t, by the way. Now try to describe it. This book was never even on my radar until I heard someone talk about it by chance. But the narrate came with too much descriptions and details that most of it have a minor relation to the main story.


The book contains lots of memorable quotes as well, definitely a good thing as far as I’m concerned. And over all of this gothic surreal passion turned into words hangs a real grim presence of those in power ruz can come after you whenever they please, and who will try to silence you whenever they feel like it. The girl at the Ferry Building Bookshop.

It may manifest in the intimations of paradise On the other hand, there are some serious flaws which distracts from the whole experience. While the writing or the translation, at carlso is certainly evocative, perhaps among the best passages that I have ever read, I still feel somewhat cheated.

For the first time, I realized my father was growing calos. My heart was pounding in my chest as if it feared that my soul wanted to carve its way out and run off down the stairs. For each of us there is one book that has been waiting for us from before we were born. Published January 25th by Penguin Books first published Jun 02, Nayra. To be fair, that could be because this book was originally in Spanish.

With a book like this I am almost, ALMOST tempted to give up my most pedantic and pretentious thoughts, paralells and character development–this story is a story and it’s just that good. MayEverything vanttului this novel was captivating.

Look, it’s not my thing to mince my words, vaantului I’ll give you my opinion and ultimately, you’ll decide what to make of it anyway: This is also a book translated from Spanish, which is even more impressive on the part of the translator. Jul 08, Simon rated it it was amazing. Take Julian the angel child bringing life love, novels who turned into the devil Lain Coubert bringing death destruction, fear.


In he published the novel La sombra del viento The Shadow of the Windhis first ‘adult’ novel, which has sold millions of copies worldwide. I walked home from the train at night and found myself saying the characters names beneath my umbrella, hoping no one would hear me zafo to myselfbut they were, quite simply, too beautiful to ignore: Julian Carax, Daniel Semepere, Beatriz The author somehow snatches defeat from the jaws of victory by allowing his dazzling story to become bogged down by a warehouse load of wearisome narrative in the middle orders of the piece.

Carlos Ruiz Zafon Umbra Vantului

It seemed Zafon was going to ruin the characters lives to make a point. He evidently was told that to be a writer you have to make everything as descriptive as possible, and then he decided that meant that each noun had to be modified three, always three, and only three times. Every character had shadows which could engulf them or they could overcome.

The foreboding darkness haunts the story, complete with foreshadowings, strange haunted old mansions, dark secrets waiting to be unearthed, feverish passions and dark past tormenting the characters, emotional epistolary confessions, menacing villains, and dark stormy nights in abundance.