THE PRISONER OF HEAVEN returns to the world of the Cemetery of
Forgotten Books and the Sempere & Sons bookshop.It begins just
before Christmas in Barcelona in 1957, one year after Daniel and
Bea from THE SHADOW OF THE WIND have married. They now have a son,
Julian, and are living with Daniel's father at Sempere & Sons.
Fermin still works with them and is busy preparing for his wedding
to Bernarda in the New Year. However something appears to be
bothering him.Daniel is alone in the shop one morning when a
mysterious figure with a pronounced limp enters. He spots one of
their most precious volumes that is kept locked in a glass cabinet,
a beautiful and unique illustrated edition of THE COUNT OF MONTE
CRISTO. Despite the fact that the stranger seems to care little for
books, he wants to buy this expensive edition. Then, to Daniel's
surprise, the man inscribes the book with the words 'To Fermin
Romero de Torres, who came back from the dead and who holds the key
to the future'. This visit leads back to a story of imprisonment,
betrayal and the return of a deadly rival ...
Weidenfeld & Nicolson
|Country of origin:
Carlos Ruiz Zafon
||198 x 128 x 25mm (L x W x T)
||Paperback - B-format
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