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Perhaps for that very reason, I adored her all the more, because of the eternal human stupidity of pursuing those who hurt us the most.”

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The Angel's Game/Il gioco dell'angelo

Hi folks! As you will my remember my first post in this section was about “The Shadow of the Wind” by Carlos Ruiz Zafòn, which was published in 2001. 676 more words


. . .sometimes one feels freer speaking to a stranger than to people one knows. Why is that?”
“Probably because a stranger sees us the way we are, not as he wishes to think we are.”

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30 Before 30: The Shadow of the Wind

Reading like a prose ode to literature, Carlos Ruiz Zafon’s The Shadow of the Wind is a book lover’s dream. It’s been a few weeks since I read it, but one of the most potent passages from the first chapter is still very much embedded in my mind: 563 more words

Book Recommendations/Reviews

Z 50 Lingo

I created this space for the purpose of writing….uhhh….stuff.

I have always been enamored with the prospect of being able to write a story and have the bravado to have others read it. 448 more words


Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafon

A writer whom no one reads might evoke some sympathy.

But a writer whom no one reads, but whose books cause enough hatred that all existing copies must be burned is a promising and interesting start of a narrative. 321 more words

Gothic Fiction

La Sombra Del Viento

Lo terminé. El otro día. Trauma total.

No creo ser la única persona que se afecciona horriblemente a los personajes de un libro al punto de posponer los finales por meses para no llegar al fatídico momento en que la historia se termina y te quedas sola, vulnerable y abandonaba a la suerte de este mundo real tan aburrido y poco romántico.