Carlos Ruiz Zafón (25 September, 1964 – 19 June, 2020) is a Spanish author known for his The Shadow of the Wind (La sombra del viento), one of my favorite books.
I absolutely loved the previous three books in the Cemetery of Forgotten Books series: The Shadow of the Wind, The Angel’s Game, and The Prisoner of Heaven. Of course I had to read The Labyrinth of the Spirits by Carlos Ruiz Zafón and hoped to find a satisfying end to one of the finest series of books I’ve ever read.
Daniel Sempere and his wife Bea are content with their life and their beautiful new baby, Julian and that their good friend, Fermin Romero de Torres is about to get married. But when a strange walks into Sempere’s book shop and threatens to divulge a terrible secret about Fermin, their happiness subsides.
Article first published as Book Review: The Angel’s Game by Carlos Ruiz Zafón on Blogcritics. About: The Angel’s Game is a prequel to Carlos Luis Zafón’s previous novel Shadow of the Wind. I’m very excited about Carlos Luis Zafón’s new book The Prisoner of Heaven coming out this month so I decided to revisit and post about his previous book, which I read about a year and half ago. 512 pages Publisher: Subterranean Language: English ISBN-10: 1596063629 My rating for The Angel’s Game – 5 Buy this book in paper or electronic format More Books by Carlos Ruiz Zafón Thoughts: Calling The Angel’s Game by Carlos Ruis Zafón (website) a prequel is not the right word, the story takes place in the same general neighborhood in Barcelona and has some of the same minor characters as well as the same mood and ideas (like the wonderful “Cemetery of Forgotten Books”), but it’s not about the same people. The story is about an author named David Martin who accepts an assignment to write a book for a very rich client. An offer too good to be true. David believes that once a write accepts money of praise for his books he is actually selling his soul – in David’s…
A fictional story and a worldwide best seller. The book follows a young boy named Daniel and has possibly one of the best literary inventions of the decade the “Cemetery of Forgotten Books”.