Short Essay Questions
1. Why does Daniel wake up screaming at the beginning of the book?
2. Why does Daniel's father take him to the Cemetery of Forgotten Books?
3. Describe The Cemetery of Forgotten Books.
4. How does Daniel feel about his choice of The Shadow of the Wind?
5. What surprises Daniel when he inquires about Julián Carax and his works?
6. Describe Gustavo Barcelo.
7. How does Daniel feel about Clara upon first meeting her in Days of Ashes Chapter 2?
8. How was Clara Barcelo introduced to the works of Julián Carax?
9. What does Clara tell Daniel about Julián Carax's books in Days of Ashes Chapter 4?
10. What object does Daniel desire so greatly in Days of Ashes Chapter 5?
11. What happens on Daniel's 16th birthday?
12. Who does Daniel meet on the street on his 16th birthday, and what does the person want from Daniel?
13. Why does Daniel bring Fermín to meet his father?
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