Questions tagged [carlos-ruiz-zafon]

Questions about the the works of the Spanish author Carlos Ruiz Zafón (1964-2020) or his life as a writer. Questions about his works should be tagged with [spanish-literature].

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Penelope's Letter in The Shadow Of The Wind

Penelope's real letter to Julian says "Many times I tried to find you through Miguel, but he told me that you didn't want anything more to do with me." Nowhere in the book does it explain why Miguel, ...
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Why is "pensión" left untranslated in "The Shadow of the Wind"?

In The Shadow of The Wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafón, they attempt to find a place to live for Fermín Romero de Torres, a former street beggar with a great mind, who they hire to help them find the books ...
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Is Julián Carax based on a real author?

In The Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafón, Zafón has the main character discover a book entitled The Shadow of the Wind in the Cemetery of the Forgotten Books. This book is by a little-known ...
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In what order should the "Cemetery of Forgotten Books" series be read?

I have recently ordered the books from The Cemetery of Forgotten Books series. I know that I will be receiving The Angel's Game before The Shadow of The Wind since The Angel's Game was published after ...
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