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It’s been almost two months since I finished reading The Shadow of the Wind, and almost two months since I started reading Shalimar the Clown… 704 more words


Reading Challenge 2016: Top Book So Far

At the beginning of this year, I joined Goodreads’ 2016 Reading Challenge. In this challenge, you pledge to read a certain amount of books during the year. 674 more words


Snippet: Ruiz Zafón's "Labyrinth of Spirits"

Carlos Ruiz Zafón, El laberinto de los espíritus [The  Labyrinth of Spirits], 2016, 925 p.

The publisher’s summary:

The moment has come

Carlos Ruiz Zafón return with the denouement of the saga of… 471 more words

The Shadow of the Wind - Part Three

The story so far: Francisco’s faith and prayers are put to the test when the Imam’s daughter falls deathly ill, and he is called to pray over her. 5,816 more words

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The Shadow of the Wind - Part Four

The story so far: Francisco confronts the captain of the Spanish troops, with a message from God to desist the attacks on the Moroccans or suffer defeat. 8,146 more words

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The Shadow of the Wind - Part Two

The story so far: In the dusty, hot North African desert, two travelers’ paths have crossed: Abdul, a sheik, wounded after battle with the Spanish, and Francisco, a former Spanish Franciscan monk on a pilgrimage to counter the atrocities inflicted by his countrymen on the Moroccans in the name of God. 9,306 more words

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The Shadow of the Wind - Part One


This is not a story that you will find inscribed in the annals of man’s history, though some of the historical and geographical details are similar to the reality of the times about which it was written–the Spanish conquest of Morocco. 7,982 more words

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