El juego del angel

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Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, Sep 21, 2011 - Fiction - 672 pages
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En la turbulenta Barcelona de los años 20, un joven escritor obsesionado con un amor imposible recibe la oferta de un misterioso editor para escribir un libro como no ha existido nunca, a cambio de una fortuna y, tal vez, mucho más.
Con un estilo deslumbrante e impecable el autor de La Sombra del Viento, nos transporta de nuevo a la Barcelona del Cementerio de los Libros Olvidados para ofrecernos una gran aventura de intriga, romance y tragedia, a través de un laberinto de traición y secretos donde el embrujo de los libros, la pasión y la amistad se conjugan en un relato magistral.

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Spanish mysticism at its best

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The critique of Carlos Zafons worldwide bestseller La Sombra del Viento that precedes this book was the characters were too simplistictically evil or good. He must have taken that criticism to make ... Read full review

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I wasn't satisfied nor unsatisfied. I think the general consensus is that it doesn't measure up to La Sombra del Viento. The beginning is incredibly dull and I almost couldn't get through it
. However, once halfway through, it starts getting intensely interesting. If there weren't so many tangles, or rather, if the tangles were more clearly explained, I would have enjoyed it more. Overall, I did enjoy it, but I'm a bit biased, since I did love La Sombra del Viento. 

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Carlos Ruiz Zafón, author the Cemetery of Forgotten Books series, is one of the world’s most read and best-loved writers. His work has been translated into more than 40 languages and published around the world, garnering numerous international prizes and reaching millions of readers. He divides his time between Barcelona and Los Angeles.

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