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    • The Shadow of the Wind

    • By: Carlos Ruiz Zafon
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Davis
    • Length: 18 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 3,823
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,694
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 2,712

    Barcelona, 1945: Just after the war, a great world city lies in shadow, nursing its wounds, and a boy named Daniel awakes on his 11th birthday to find that he can no longer remember his mother's face. To console his only child, Daniel's widowed father, an antiquarian book dealer, initiates him into the secret of the Cemetery of Forgotten Books, a library tended by Barcelona's guild of rare-book dealers as a repository for books forgotten by the world, waiting for someone who will care about them again.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Have the book handy

    • By Rebecca on 07-17-05

    Regular price: $38.50

    • The Labyrinth of the Spirits

    • A Novel
    • By: Carlos Ruiz Zafon
    • Narrated by: Daniel Weyman
    • Length: 27 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 90
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 86
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 86

    Nine-year-old Alicia lost her parents during the Spanish Civil War when the Nacionales (the fascists) savagely bombed Barcelona in 1938. Twenty years later, she still carries the emotional and physical scars of that violent and terrifying time. Weary of her work as an investigator for Spain’s secret police in Madrid, a job she has held for more than a decade, the 29-year old plans to move on. At the insistence of her boss, Leandro Montalvo, she remains to solve one last case: the mysterious disappearance of Spain’s Minister of Culture, Mauricio Valls. 

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The end of an epic novel

    • By Chris on 10-18-18

    Regular price: $30.79

    • The Angel's Game

    • By: Carlos Ruiz Zafon
    • Narrated by: Dan Stevens
    • Length: 15 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 911
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 698
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 697

    In an abandoned mansion at the heart of Barcelona, a young man, David Martin, makes his living by writing sensationalist novels under a pseudonym. The survivor of a troubled childhood, he has taken refuge in the world of books and spends his nights spinning baroque tales about the city's underworld. But perhaps his dark imaginings are not as strange as they seem, for in a locked room deep within the house lie photographs and letters hinting at the mysterious death of the previous owner.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • My Favorite Book!

    • By bluebelle on 02-24-12

    Regular price: $39.93

    • The Prisoner of Heaven

    • A Novel
    • By: Carlos Ruiz Zafon
    • Narrated by: Peter Kenny
    • Length: 7 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 458
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 398
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 401

    Internationally acclaimed New York Times best-selling author Carlos Ruiz Zafon takes us into a dark, gothic Barcelona and creates a rich, labyrinthine tale of love, literature, passion, and revenge in which the heroes of The Shadow of the Wind and The Angel's Game must contend with a nemesis that threatens to destroy them. Barcelona, 1957. It is Christmas, and Daniel Sempere and his wife, Bea, have much to celebrate. They have a beautiful new baby son named Julian, and their close friend Fermin Romero de Torres is about to be wed.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Brings together the stories from previous 2 books

    • By MissSusie66 on 07-17-12

    Regular price: $21.67

    • Marina

    • By: Carlos Ruiz Zafon
    • Narrated by: Daniel Weyman
    • Length: 7 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 244
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 219
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 221

    When 15-year-old Oscar Drai suddenly vanishes from his boarding school in Barcelona, no one knows his whereabouts for seven days and seven nights. His story begins when he meets the strange Marina while he's exploring an old quarter of the city. She leads Oscar to a cemetery, where they watch a macabre ritual that occurs on the last Sunday of each month. At exactly 10 o'clock in the morning, a woman shrouded in a black velvet cloak descends from her carriage to place a single rose on an unmarked grave.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent narration

    • By RueRue on 09-12-16

    Regular price: $22.80

    • The Shadow of the Wind

    • By: Carlos Ruiz Zafon
    • Narrated by: Daniel Philpott
    • Length: 17 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 170
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 155
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 153

    Hidden in the heart of the old city of Barcelona is the 'cemetery of lost books', a labyrinthine library of obscure and forgotten titles that have long gone out of print. To this library, a man brings his 10-year-old son Daniel one cold morning in 1945. Daniel is allowed to choose one book from the shelves and pulls out 'La Sombra del Viento' by Julian Carax. But as he grows up, several people seem inordinately interested in his find.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A book with depth and a story well told<br />

    • By Marius on 03-11-17

    Regular price: $15.98

    • The Labyrinth of the Spirits

    • By: Carlos Ruiz Zafon, Lucia Graves
    • Narrated by: Daniel Weyman
    • Length: 27 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2

    From the international best-selling author of The Shadow of the Wind. Barcelona, 1957. Daniel Sempere runs the Sempere & Sons bookshop, is happily married and has a son. No longer the child who discovered the Cemetery of Forgotten Books, he is still haunted by the mysterious death of his mother when he was six years old. Meanwhile his best friend and accomplice, Fermin, is about to marry the love of his life. But something appears to be bothering him....

    Regular price: $21.81

    • The Midnight Palace

    • By: Carlos Ruiz Zafon
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Davis
    • Length: 7 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 88
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 69
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 70

    Set in Calcutta in the 1930s, The Midnight Palace begins on a dark night when an English lieutenant fights to save newborn twins Ben and Sheere from an unthinkable threat. Despite monsoon-force rains and terrible danger lurking around every street corner, the young lieutenant manages to get them to safety, but not without losing his own life.... Years later, on the eve of Ben and Sheere's 16th birthday, the mysterious threat reenters their lives. This time, it may be impossible to escape....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Another lovely book, beautifully presented.

    • By R. J. Melton on 08-02-11

    Regular price: $22.80

    • L'Ombre du vent

    • Le Cimetière des livres oubliés 1
    • By: Carlos Ruiz Zafón
    • Narrated by: Frédéric Meaux
    • Length: 17 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 25
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 21
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 21

    Dans la Barcelone de 1945, le jeune Daniel Sempere est conduit par son père dans un lieu mystérieux : le cimetière des livres oubliés. Là, il est soumis à un étrange rituel : "adopter" un livre, qu'il aura mission de "sauver". Ce sera "L'Ombre du vent" d'un certain Julien Carax.

    Regular price: $21.71

    • The Shadow of the Wind

    • By: Carlos Ruiz Zafon
    • Narrated by: James Wilby
    • Length: 6 hrs and 45 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 67
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 33
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 33

    Hidden in the heart of the old city of Barcelona is the "cemetery of lost books", a labyrinthine library of obscure and forgotten titles that have long gone out of print. To this library, a man brings his 10-year-old son Daniel one cold morning in 1945. Daniel is allowed to choose one book from the shelves and pulls out La Sombra del Viento by Julian Carax.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Not my usual read

    • By Avril Gordon on 10-20-11

    Regular price: $15.88

    • The Watcher in the Shadows

    • By: Carlos Ruiz Zafon
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Davis
    • Length: 6 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 52
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 47
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 47

    When fourteen-year-old Irene Sauvelle moves with her family to Cape House on the coast of Normandy, she's immediately taken by the beauty of the place - its expansive cliffs, coasts, and harbors. There, she meets a local boy named Ishmael, and the two soon fall in love. But a dark mystery is about to unfold, involving a reclusive toymaker who lives in a gigantic mansion filled with mechanical beings and shadows of the past.

    Regular price: $22.80

    • Marina

    • By: Carlos Ruiz Zafon
    • Narrated by: Daniel Weyman
    • Length: 7 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 15
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 13

    The novel Carlos Ruiz Zafón wrote just before The Shadow of the Wind. 'Fifteen years on, the remembrance of that day has returned to me. I have seen that boy wandering through the mist of the railway station, and the name of Marina has flared up again like a fresh wound. We all have a secret buried under lock and key in the attic of our soul. This is mine...' In May 1980, 15-year-old Oscar Drai suddenly vanishes from his boarding school in the old quarter of Barcelona. For seven days and nights no one knows his whereabouts...

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Amazing book! I couldn't stop reading it

    • By Ana on 05-01-17

    Regular price: $17.55

    • The Prisoner of Heaven

    • A Novel
    • By: Carlos Ruiz Zafon
    • Narrated by: Peter Kenny
    • Length: 7 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
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      0 out of 5 stars 0
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      0 out of 5 stars 0

    Once again, internationally acclaimed, New York Times best-selling author Carlos Ruiz Zafón creates a rich, labyrinthine tale of love, literature, passion, and revenge, set in a dark, gothic Barcelona, in which the heroes of The Shadow of the Wind and The Angel's Game must contend with a nemesis that threatens to destroy them.

    Regular price: $21.67

    • Der Schatten des Windes

    • Friedhof der vergessenen Bücher 1
    • By: Carlos Ruiz Zafón
    • Narrated by: Uve Teschner
    • Length: 16 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 5

    An einem dunstigen Sommermorgen des Jahres 1945 wird der junge Daniel Sempere von seinem Vater an einen geheimnisvollen Ort in Barcelona geführt - den Friedhof der Vergessenen Bücher. Dort entdeckt Daniel den Roman eines verschollenen Autors für sich, er heißt "Der Schatten des Windes", und er wird sein Leben verändern...

    Regular price: $6.22

    • The Prince of Mist

    • By: Carlos Ruiz Zafon
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Davis
    • Length: 5 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 127
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 80
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 77

    It's war time, and the Carver family decides to leave the capital where they live and move to a small coastal village where they've recently bought a home. But from the minute they cross the threshold, strange things begin to happen. In that mysterious house still lurks the spirit of Jacob, the previous owners' son, who died by drowning.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Really for teens but good!

    • By Diane on 06-24-11

    Regular price: $19.38

    • The Labyrinth of the Spirits

    • A Novel
    • By: Carlos Ruiz Zafon
    • Narrated by: Daniel Weyman
    • Length: 27 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
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    Nine-year-old Alicia lost her parents during the Spanish Civil War when the Nacionales (the fascists) savagely bombed Barcelona in 1938. Twenty years later, she still carries the emotional and physical scars of that violent and terrifying time. Weary of her work as an investigator for Spain’s secret police in Madrid, a job she has held for more than a decade, the 29-year old plans to move on. At the insistence of her boss, Leandro Montalvo, she remains to solve one last case: the mysterious disappearance of Spain’s Minister of Culture, Mauricio Valls.

    Regular price: $30.79

    • Le Labyrinthe des esprits

    • Le Cimetière des Livres oubliés 4
    • By: Carlos Ruiz Zafón
    • Narrated by: Frédéric Meaux
    • Length: 28 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Cette nuit j'ai rêvé que je retournais au Cimetière des Livres oubliés... Dans la Barcelone franquiste des années de plomb, la disparition d'un ministre déchaîne une cascade d'assassinats, de représailles et de mystères. Mais pour contrer la censure, la propagande et la terreur, la jeune Alicia Gris, tout droit sortie des entrailles de ce régime nauséabond, est habile à se jouer des miroirs et des masques. Son enquête l'amène à croiser la route du libraire Daniel Sempere.

    Regular price: $29.97

    • L'ombra del vento

    • By: Carlos Ruiz Zafón
    • Narrated by: Riccardo Bocci
    • Length: 15 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6

    A Barcellona una mattina d'estate del 1945 il proprietario di un negozio di libri usati conduce il figlio undicenne, Daniel, al Cimitero dei Libri Dimenticati, un luogo segreto dove vengono sottratti all'oblio migliaia di volumi di cui il tempo ha cancellato il ricordo. E qui Daniel entra in possesso di un libro "maledetto" che cambierà il corso della sua vita.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Perfetto!

    • By Bastian on 11-02-18

    Regular price: $12.24

    • Åndernes labyrint

    • By: Carlos Ruiz Zafón
    • Narrated by: Lars Thiesgaard
    • Length: 31 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Barcelona i slutningen af 1950‘erne. Daniel Sempere, drengen der opdagede en bog, som kom til at forandre hans liv, er i gang med at afdække mysteriet om sin mors død. Et mysterium, der har åbnet en sorg og en afgrund i hans sjæl. Da Alicia Gris dukker op, skal hun vise sig at være den person, der hjælper ham med at finde forklaringen på familiens hemmelige historie - men til en meget høj pris. Åndernes labyrinter en fortælling fuld af lidenskab, intriger og eventyr. Denne roman afslutter Carlos Ruiz Zafóns store saga, De glemte bøgers kirkegård, der blev indledt medVindens skygge i 2004.

    Regular price: $19.70

    • Das Spiel des Engels

    • Friedhof der vergessenen Bücher 2
    • By: Carlos Ruiz Zafón
    • Narrated by: Gerd Wameling
    • Length: 10 hrs and 12 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3

    Der junge David Martín fristet sein Leben als Autor von Schauergeschichten. Als ernsthafter Schriftsteller verkannt, von einer tödlichen Krankheit bedroht...

    Regular price: $6.43

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