Forensic scientists in Madrid claim that they have uncovered the tomb of the celebrated Spanish writer, Miguel de Cervantes, in the city’s Convent of the Barefoot Trinitarians. 163 more words
Libraries evoke images of books: fragrant leather-bound tomes, anthologies with furtive underlining by generations of undergraduates, popular paperbacks with now threadbare spines, imposing indexes holding court from heaving shelves. 1,255 more words
Author: Carlos Ruiz Zafon
Publisher: Little, Brown Books
Genre: Historical Fiction
Summary: A mysterious house harbors an unimaginable secret. . . .
It’s wartime, and the Carver family decides to leave the capital where they live and move to a small coastal village where they’ve recently bought a home. 304 more words
I have two reasons for reading this book. It’s on my shelves in the first place thanks to a great review by my GoodReads friend, K D Absolutely, 1,207 more words