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I Carried

“I carried the trace of her lips, of her breath on my skin through streets full of faceless people escaping from offices and shops.” 

― Carlos Ruiz Zafón, The Shadow of the Wind… 7 more words


Mystery and thrills in Carlos Ruiz Zafon's Barcelona

Continuing with the Spanish theme of the last three posts on my blog, The Shadow of the Wind is a novel set in mid-twentieth century Barcelona. 608 more words


First Book

So to get the ball rolling, this is the first book that has been chosen to review – The Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafón. 94 more words



So awhile back I started Vintage Traveler as a challenge for myself, since I love reading books set in the 1940’s. Why? I don’t know but there is something about the WWII era that I like in fiction. 235 more words

Book Review

On My Bookshelf: The Shadow of the Wind, by Carlos Ruiz Zafon

A shot of my worn and tattered copy of Carlos Ruiz Zafon’s “The Shadow of the Wind,” complete with “OH MY GOD!” post-its. I write about this book because I loved it, and I want to remember it. 244 more words

The Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafon

Book #13. My first Carlos Ruiz Zafon read. Another recommendation from my Goodreads friend, Julie. :)

Hidden in the very heart of Barcelona is the Cemetery of Forgotten Books and one cold morning, a bookseller brings his son, Daniel, to this cemetery where he can choose one book for himself. 223 more words

Just About Anything

Old books.

There is nothing like reading an old book, it’s pages yellowed with age. Spine cracked from hours of pages perused. Don’t get me wrong I love the feel of a pristine book all shiny and new and full of promise. 265 more words