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Book Review: The Shadow of the Wind

Ever since my visit to Barcelona in October 2013 I’ve been transfixed by it.  It’s one of the few cities in the world which encompasses modernity and bohemian culture whilst also being steeped in history.  602 more words


Of Paper & Magic...

I stepped into the bookshop

and breathed in that perfume

of paper and magic.

That strangely no one had

ever thought of bottling…

Carlos Ruiz Zafon, The Angels Game.


3 Quotes - Carlos Ruiz Zafón

Carlos Ruiz Zafón,
Spanish novelist

September 25, 1964, Barcelona, Spain 354 more words


Review: The Midnight Palace

The Midnight Palace by Carlos Ruiz Zafón

My rating: 2 of 5 stars

I was surprised by this book. Not the story or the narrative, but by the fact that I DIDN’T like one of Carlos Ruiz Zafon’s books. 633 more words


Yarn Along!

So I have crochet and knitting on the go at the moment. The crochet is to be a blanket for Mr B and Ms G who moved into a new flat in early Spring, colours are inspired by the decor and by bees! 195 more words

A thriller booklovers can fall in love with

This week I took a break from the Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction shortlist to read a book that just showed up in my mailbox at home.  248 more words

Patricia's Picks

Marina - Carlos Ruiz Zafón

Ho scelto Marina, come primo libro da presentarvi, per svariate ragioni. È l’unico di Zafón a non avere prequel o sequel e  Zafón è semplicemente il mio autore preferito per una serie di ragioni che si potrebbero riassumere in una lista priva di emozioni che non mi piacerebbe nemmeno un po’. 475 more words