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El Laberinto de Los Espiritus
by Carlos Ruiz Zafón




Overview -
El Laberinto de los Esp ritus es un relato electrizante de pasiones, intrigas y aventuras. A trav s de sus p ginas llegaremos al gran final de la saga iniciada con La Sombra del Viento, que alcanza aqu toda su intensidad y calado, a la vez que dibuja un gran homenaje al mundo de los libros, al arte de narrar historias y al v nculo m gico entre la literatura y la vida.

En la Barcelona de finales de los a os 50, Daniel Sempere ya no es aquel ni o que descubri un libro que habr a de cambiarle la vida entre los pasadizos del Cementerio de los Libros Olvidados. El misterio de la muerte de su madre Isabella ha abierto un abismo en su alma del que su esposa Bea y su fiel amigo Ferm n intentan salvarle.

Justo cuando Daniel cree que est a un paso de resolver el enigma, una conjura mucho m s profunda y oscura de lo que nunca podr a haber imaginado despliega su red desde las entra as del R gimen. Es entonces cuando aparece Alicia Gris, un alma nacida de las sombras de la guerra, para conducirlos al coraz n de las tinieblas y desvelar la historia secreta de la familia... aunque a un terrible precio.

El Cementerio de los Libros Olvidados
Este libro forma parte de un ciclo de novelas que se entrecruzan en el universo literario del Cementerio de los Libros Olvidados. Las novelas que forman este ciclo est n unidas entre s a trav s de personajes e hilos argumentales que tienden puentes narrativos y tem ticos, aunque cada una de ellas ofrece una historia cerrada, independiente y contenida en s misma.
Las diversas entregas de la serie del Cementerio de los Libros Olvidados pueden leerse en cualquier orden o por separado, permitiendo al lector explorar y acceder al laberinto de historias a trav s de diferentes puertas y caminos que, anudados, le conducir n al coraz n de la narraci n.

ENGLISH DESCRIPTION

The internationally acclaimed, New York Times bestselling author returns to the magnificent universe he constructed in his bestselling novels The Shadow of the Wind, The Angel's Game, and The Prisoner of Heaven in this riveting series finale--a heart-pounding thriller and nail-biting work of suspense which introduces a sexy, seductive new heroine whose investigation shines a light on the dark history of Franco's Spain.

In this unforgettable final volume of Ruiz Zaf n's cycle of novels set in the universe of the Cemetery of Forgotten Books, beautiful and enigmatic Alicia Gris, with the help of the Sempere family, uncovers one of the most shocking conspiracies in all Spanish history.

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 twenty-nine-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.

With her partner, the intimidating policeman Juan Manuel Vargas, Alicia discovers a possible clue--a rare book by the author Victor Mataix hidden in Valls' office in his Madrid mansion. Valls was the director of the notorious Montjuic Prison in Barcelona during World War II where several writers were imprisoned, including David Mart n and Victor Mataix. Traveling to Barcelona on the trail of these writers, Alicia and Vargas meet with several booksellers, including Juan Sempere, who knew her parents.

As Alicia and Vargas come closer to finding Valls, they uncover a tangled web of kidnappings and murders tied to the Franco regime, whose corruption is more widespread and horrifying than anyone imagined. Alicia's courageous and uncompromising search for the truth puts her life in peril. Only with the help of a circle of devoted friends will she emerge from the dark labyrinths of Barcelona and its history into the light of the future.

In this haunting new novel, Carlos Ruiz Zaf n proves yet again that he is a masterful storyteller and pays homage to the world of books, to his ingenious creation of the Cemetery of Forgotten, and to that magical bridge between literature and our lives.

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Overview

El Laberinto de los Esp ritus es un relato electrizante de pasiones, intrigas y aventuras. A trav s de sus p ginas llegaremos al gran final de la saga iniciada con La Sombra del Viento, que alcanza aqu toda su intensidad y calado, a la vez que dibuja un gran homenaje al mundo de los libros, al arte de narrar historias y al v nculo m gico entre la literatura y la vida.

En la Barcelona de finales de los a os 50, Daniel Sempere ya no es aquel ni o que descubri un libro que habr a de cambiarle la vida entre los pasadizos del Cementerio de los Libros Olvidados. El misterio de la muerte de su madre Isabella ha abierto un abismo en su alma del que su esposa Bea y su fiel amigo Ferm n intentan salvarle.

Justo cuando Daniel cree que est a un paso de resolver el enigma, una conjura mucho m s profunda y oscura de lo que nunca podr a haber imaginado despliega su red desde las entra as del R gimen. Es entonces cuando aparece Alicia Gris, un alma nacida de las sombras de la guerra, para conducirlos al coraz n de las tinieblas y desvelar la historia secreta de la familia... aunque a un terrible precio.

El Cementerio de los Libros Olvidados
Este libro forma parte de un ciclo de novelas que se entrecruzan en el universo literario del Cementerio de los Libros Olvidados. Las novelas que forman este ciclo est n unidas entre s a trav s de personajes e hilos argumentales que tienden puentes narrativos y tem ticos, aunque cada una de ellas ofrece una historia cerrada, independiente y contenida en s misma.
Las diversas entregas de la serie del Cementerio de los Libros Olvidados pueden leerse en cualquier orden o por separado, permitiendo al lector explorar y acceder al laberinto de historias a trav s de diferentes puertas y caminos que, anudados, le conducir n al coraz n de la narraci n.

ENGLISH DESCRIPTION

The internationally acclaimed, New York Times bestselling author returns to the magnificent universe he constructed in his bestselling novels The Shadow of the Wind, The Angel's Game, and The Prisoner of Heaven in this riveting series finale--a heart-pounding thriller and nail-biting work of suspense which introduces a sexy, seductive new heroine whose investigation shines a light on the dark history of Franco's Spain.

In this unforgettable final volume of Ruiz Zaf n's cycle of novels set in the universe of the Cemetery of Forgotten Books, beautiful and enigmatic Alicia Gris, with the help of the Sempere family, uncovers one of the most shocking conspiracies in all Spanish history.

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 twenty-nine-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.

With her partner, the intimidating policeman Juan Manuel Vargas, Alicia discovers a possible clue--a rare book by the author Victor Mataix hidden in Valls' office in his Madrid mansion. Valls was the director of the notorious Montjuic Prison in Barcelona during World War II where several writers were imprisoned, including David Mart n and Victor Mataix. Traveling to Barcelona on the trail of these writers, Alicia and Vargas meet with several booksellers, including Juan Sempere, who knew her parents.

As Alicia and Vargas come closer to finding Valls, they uncover a tangled web of kidnappings and murders tied to the Franco regime, whose corruption is more widespread and horrifying than anyone imagined. Alicia's courageous and uncompromising search for the truth puts her life in peril. Only with the help of a circle of devoted friends will she emerge from the dark labyrinths of Barcelona and its history into the light of the future.

In this haunting new novel, Carlos Ruiz Zaf n proves yet again that he is a masterful storyteller and pays homage to the world of books, to his ingenious creation of the Cemetery of Forgotten, and to that magical bridge between literature and our lives.

 

Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780525562887
  • ISBN-10: 0525562885
  • Publisher: Vintage Espanol
  • Publish Date: October 2017
  • Page Count: 928
  • Dimensions: 9.1 x 6.1 x 1.6 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.8 pounds

Series: Cementerio de los Libros Olvidados #4

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