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Book Review: La Sombra del Viento by Carlos Ruiz Zafon

For anyone who follows my WWW Wednesday posts, you know how long I’ve been reading La Sombra del Viento. It’s been a journey through this epic Spanish story and I’m glad to have read it in the original language. 1,090 more words

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Book Finds: Popular Culture of East Africa, The Prince of Mist, & etc

I am very sorry for being late with my posts. Alas, I have no internet connection at the moment and can’t upload the posts I’ve so thoughtfully typed out in Microsoft Word. 463 more words

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Carlos Ruiz Zafon

“Il mare ha questa capacità; restituisce tutto dopo un po’ di tempo, specialmente i ricordi” ♡
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(Carlos Ruiz Zafon – Le luci di settembre)
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The Prisoner of Heaven by Carlos Ruiz Zafon

Summary (Amazon):

Barcelona, 1957. It is Christmas, and Daniel Sempere and his wife, Bea, have much to celebrate. They have a beautiful new baby son named Julián, and their close friend Fermín Romero de Torres is about to be wed. 2,255 more words

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WWW Wednesday, 10-June-2015

Welcome to WWW Wednesday! This meme was formerly hosted by MizB at Should be Reading and revived here on Taking on a World of Words. Just answer the three questions below and leave a link to your post in the comments for others to look at. 383 more words

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Bestsellerista ancor prima di pubblicare, il caso Llobregat

 

Qual è il segreto per un bestseller internazionale? Come si ottengono stampe e ristampe a cinque o sei zeri? Di solito ci si ragiona dopo, a conti fatti e racconti letti, ma il mistero s’infittisce nel caso di un successo preannunciato, coi diritti venduti a una ventina di Paesi prima ancora che il libro tocchi uno scaffale in patria e per di più, udite udite, di uno scrittore esordiente. 649 more words

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Mr. Penumbra's 24 Hour Book Store by Robin Sloan

Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore by Robin Sloan is written perfectly as man would see his life. It’s like a memoir that you are hearing instead of reading. 288 more words

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