“…few things leave a deeper mark on a reader than the first book that finds its way into his heart. Those first images, the echo of words we think we have left behind, accompany us throughout our lives and sculpt a place in our memory to which, sooner or later – no matter how many books we read, how many worlds we discover, or how much we learn or forget – we will return.” 401 more words
Tags » The Shadow Of The Wind
Log entry #1
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“I don’t know how to describe this feeling. I am astonished, amazed, sad, happy and bewildered all at the same time. My eyes are giving up for I have been up all night.
Set in 19th century Barcelona post-Spanish Civil War, we follow a young boy, Daniel Sempere, son of an antique book dealer. One day, in an attempt to distract his son from the loss of his mother, Daniel’s father brings him to the Cemetery of Forgotten Books, a labyrinth with bookshelves full of forgotten titles. 609 more words