The Shadow of the Wind Characters

Carlos Ruiz Zafón
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Daniel Sempere is a young boy, going through the ordinary growing pains of pre-adolescence and adolescence. He lost his mother when he was only four, and he feels this loss terribly. He is very close to his father, a second hand book merchant, who loves him, but as all young adolescent boys, he grows a bit distant. Books have a very strong impact on Daniel's life. Daniel has grown up among books, his father's livelihood comes from books, and from a very young age he helps his father in his shop.

Daniel doesn't have very many friends. As a boy, he is not a particularly lively character and is even a bit melancholy. His only true friends are Tomás Aguilar, who is also a quiet boy and Fermín, the street dweller who becomes his father's assistant. He has an extreme love and respect for books...

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