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Book 8: The Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafón

Hosted by the Consul of the Perth Foodies Group
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Took place 2 months ago
Tue 13 Nov 18:30 - 21:00

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Come and join us, we are a regular group of ppl who enjoy reading, discussions and life in general.

How it works: we read the book, we get together on the date, we bring a small plate to share and drinks.

For this occasion, as it is a Spanish author, we should do a Spanish theme. Bring your favourite Spanish tapas to share.

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About the book:

The Shadow of the Wind (Spanish: La sombra del viento) is a Protected content by Spanish writer Carlos Ruiz Zafón and a worldwide bestseller. The book was translated into English in Protected content Lucia Graves and sold over a million copies in the UK after already achieving success on mainland Europe, topping the Spanish bestseller lists for weeks. It was published in the United States by Penguin Books and in Great Britain by Weidenfeld & Nicolson and Orion Books. It is believed to have sold 15 million copies worldwide,[1] making it one of the best-selling books of all time

Overview

Daniel Sempere is 10 years old when he is given a copy of a novel, The Shadow of the Wind, by Julián Carax. As Daniel begins investigating the life and death of Carax he is drawn deeper and deeper into a wild, dark and gothic tale of love, murder and betrayal where the city of Barcelona is but one of the fascinating cast of characters with secrets to hide.