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Incredible. I'm still lost in it and I'm not even reading it anymore.Published 2 days ago by Valerie Presley
Am emjoyable read! While not entirely a mystery, contains enough of one to keep you interested. The characters are interesting, but some could have been better developed. Read morePublished 8 days ago by juffi
Great book, read it because Steven King commented on it years ago as a good read and it is!Published 10 days ago by lea marlin
If you like beautifully written complex stories, this is for you. The setting is various 20th century time periods in Barcelona. Read morePublished 10 days ago by Lyle Bjork
One of my favorite modern novels. Highly recommended. This was a gift copy. I will keep passing this one on to read and cherish.Published 12 days ago by S. Oppenheim
I am an avid reader and this series made it to my short list of all-time favorites!Published 16 days ago by Kristina
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I decided to read the Shadow Of The Wind because I loved The Thirteenth Tale by Diane Setterfield. The books don´t have a lot in common, the latter one takes place in England, but the atmosphere is equally dark, the mysteries even better done and the writing is absolutely beautiful. If you liked... Read More
Jul 26, 2008 by Alalix | See all 17 posts
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Oct 23, 2009 by Christopher S. Macaluso | See all 6 posts
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While I had a little trouble with the letter sequence-And yes the melodrama gets a little thick,I thought this one of the best novels I've ever read. As for "bogged down", thank God Zafon had the courage to take some time to tell his story and recreate the world of fascist Barcelona. ... Read More
Jul 21, 2007 by Robert E. Gertz | See all 42 posts
|Title significance and worse prisons than words?||
First, I have not yet finished the book, but I think I can add a discuss able point. Traditionally, shadows are something we see when light is right. But wind, being invisible, to the eyes does not leave a shadow. However, wind leaves its shadows in many ways as a tornado or hurricane survivor... Read More
Dec 2, 2013 by Eleanor L Dinkins | See all 2 posts
|Why is the Kindle edition more expensive than the paperback?||
I don't buy Penguin e-books either. Their pricing policies have ticked me off to the point that I don't but ANYTHING from Penguin. If they can't function effectively in the 21st century publishing world, they should just raise the white flag and leave the business to those more capable.
Mar 11, 2013 by Amazon Customer | See all 3 posts
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