Biography

Carlos Ruiz Zafón

Carlos Ruiz Zafón, author of two critically acclaimed and internationally bestselling novels, THE SHADOW OF THE WIND and THE ANGEL'S GAME, is one of the world's most read and best-loved writers. His work, which also includes prizewinning young adult novels, has been translated into more than 50 languages and published around the world, garnering numerous international prizes and reaching millions of readers. He divides his time between Barcelona and Los Angeles.

Carlos Ruiz Zafón

Books by Carlos Ruiz Zafón

by Carlos Ruiz Zafón - Fiction, Historical Fiction

It’s Christmas of 1957 in Barcelona, and Daniel Sempere and his wife, Bea, are celebrating their new beautiful son, Julian, and the engagement of close friend Fermín Romero de Torres. But a mysterious stranger threatens all of it when he visits the Sempere bookshop and tries to expose a terrible secret that has been buried in the city’s past. His appearance plunges Fermín and Daniel into an adventure that takes them back to the 1940s and the early days of Franco’s dictatorship.

Carlos Ruiz Zafón, translated by Lucia Graves - Fiction

Barcelona, 1945 --- A great world city lies shrouded in secrets after the war, and a boy mourning the loss of his mother finds solace in his love for an extraordinary book called THE SHADOW OF THE WIND. But he soon realizes that this book is as dangerous to own as it is impossible to forget --- for the mystery of its author's identity holds the key to a secret that someone will go to any lengths to protect.