We love books about books! This novel is set just after the Spanish Civil War and has a looming, gothic feel to it. I call it Umberto Eco Lite because it seems European high brow but is actually a steamy thriller.
Julian Carax is the author of a book called The Shadow of the Wind, and someone is trying to destroy all the existing copies, one of which belongs to young Daniel, who is determined not to give it up.
This is a big hit with our customers— and a great summer read.