Carlos Ruiz Zafon, thirty-nine, grew up in Barcelona and currently
lives in Los Angeles. The Shadow of the Wind has spent more
than a year on the Spanish bestseller list, much of it at number
one, and has sold in more than twenty countries.
Lucia Graves was raised on the island of Majorca in postwar Spain. She has published Spanish-language editions of the work of her father, the poet Robert Graves, and books by Katherine Mansfield and Anais Nin.
...[T]here is no question that Wind is wondrous.... [M]asterful, meticulous plotting and extraordinary control over language.... The Shadow of the Wind is ultimately a love letter to literature, intended for readers as passionate about storytelling as its young hero. --Entertainment WeeklyThe Shadow of the Wind will keep you up nights--and it'll be time well spent. Absolutely marvelous. --Kirkus Reviews (Starred Review)