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Six Degrees of Separation | Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close

So, I’ve just discovered another meme to add to my repertoire. It’s based on the game ‘Six Degrees of Separation’, the idea that everything, or everyone, can be connected in six steps or fewer. 419 more words


Zafon's Barcelona

The Shadow of the Wind

by Carlos Ruiz Zafon

translated by Lucia Graves

I wrote reviews of Zafon’s Barcelona trilogy a few years ago now. However, since the… 605 more words

Book Review


I finished reading The Shadow of the Wind last night, and I’ve been thinking all day (between doing normal things, of course) about how I need to write a post about it, and wondering what on earth I’m going to actually write… I’ve already… 482 more words


On My Bookshelf: The Prince of Mist, by Carlos Ruiz Zafon

This was Carlos Ruiz Zafon’s very first novel! He wrote it in 1992, but it did not get translated into English until 2010. The Author’s Note in the book explains that his first four novels (preceding the… 266 more words

The Shadow of the Wind

I’m still sick. *sighs* Bronchitis is not an easy thing to recover from. Thank goodness for cold medicines that make it slightly less awful.

Because we weren’t busy, I went home from work a couple of hours early yesterday, and that gave me the chance to finish a couple of books- Mary Beard’s  408 more words


forget me not

These last two weeks, I’ve been reading The Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafón. I feel like people have been recommending Shadow to me for so long, it’s really about time I got around to it. 702 more words