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The Shadow of the Wind Summary
Carlos Ruiz Zafón

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The Shadow of the Wind Summary

Plot Summary

Summer of 1945, Barcelona, Daniel Sempere, a young boy of 10, is taken to the Cemetery of Forgotten Books by his father, a secondhand book merchant. The Cemetery of Forgotten Books is a secret place, where a huge collection of books that have been forgotten or have fallen into oblivion is kept. Here under the watchful eyes of his father and Sr. Isaac, the guardian of the Cemetery, Daniel chooses a book, The Shadow of the Wind, written by an unknown author, Julian Carax. From that day, Daniel embarks on a search to find out more about the book, its mysterious author and his life story. This book threads its way into Daniel's life deeply, and the lives of the author and the reader begin to intertwine.

All that is known of the author is that he is a young Spaniard who lived in Paris. He apparently disappeared after a...

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