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Book Review: La Sombra del Viento by Carlos Ruiz Zafon

For anyone who follows my WWW Wednesday posts, you know how long I’ve been reading La Sombra del Viento. It’s been a journey through this epic Spanish story and I’m glad to have read it in the original language. 1,090 more words


Book Finds: Popular Culture of East Africa, The Prince of Mist, & etc

I am very sorry for being late with my posts. Alas, I have no internet connection at the moment and can’t upload the posts I’ve so thoughtfully typed out in Microsoft Word. 463 more words


Carlos Ruiz Zafon

“Il mare ha questa capacità; restituisce tutto dopo un po’ di tempo, specialmente i ricordi” ♡
(Carlos Ruiz Zafon – Le luci di settembre)


The Prisoner of Heaven by Carlos Ruiz Zafon

Summary (Amazon):

Barcelona, 1957. It is Christmas, and Daniel Sempere and his wife, Bea, have much to celebrate. They have a beautiful new baby son named Julián, and their close friend Fermín Romero de Torres is about to be wed. 2,255 more words

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WWW Wednesday, 10-June-2015

Welcome to WWW Wednesday! This meme was formerly hosted by MizB at Should be Reading and revived here on Taking on a World of Words. Just answer the three questions below and leave a link to your post in the comments for others to look at. 383 more words


Bestsellerista ancor prima di pubblicare, il caso Llobregat


Qual è il segreto per un bestseller internazionale? Come si ottengono stampe e ristampe a cinque o sei zeri? Di solito ci si ragiona dopo, a conti fatti e racconti letti, ma il mistero s’infittisce nel caso di un successo preannunciato, coi diritti venduti a una ventina di Paesi prima ancora che il libro tocchi uno scaffale in patria e per di più, udite udite, di uno scrittore esordiente. 649 more words

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Mr. Penumbra's 24 Hour Book Store by Robin Sloan

Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore by Robin Sloan is written perfectly as man would see his life. It’s like a memoir that you are hearing instead of reading. 288 more words

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