The City of Mist : stories / Carlos Ruiz Zafón ; translated by from Spanish by Lucia Graves ; with two stories translated by Carlos Ruiz Zafón ; and one story written in English by Carlos Ruiz Zafón.

By: Ruiz Zafon, CarlosDescription: xi, 162 p. ; 24 cmISBN: 9780063118096Report number: BX-WinSp 22Subject(s): Ruiz Zafón, Carlos, 1964-2020 -- Translations into English | Short stories, Spanish -- 21st centuryGenre/Form: Short stories. | Translations. | Translations into English.Summary: A collection of stories that are mysterious, imbued with a sense of menace, and told with the warmth, wit, and humor of Zafón's inimitable voice. A boy decides to become a writer when he discovers that his creative gifts capture the attentions of an aloof young beauty who has stolen his heart. A labyrinth maker flees Constantinople to a plague-ridden Barcelona, with plans for building a library impervious to the destruction of time. A strange gentleman tempts Cervantes to write a book like no other, each page of which could prolong the life of the woman he loves. And a brilliant Catalan architect named Antoni Gaudí reluctantly agrees to cross the ocean to New York, a voyage that will determine the fate of an unfinished masterpiece.
List(s) this item appears in: 2022 Winter/Spring Catalog | 2022 Fiction Selections
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A collection of stories that are mysterious, imbued with a sense of menace, and told with the warmth, wit, and humor of Zafón's inimitable voice. A boy decides to become a writer when he discovers that his creative gifts capture the attentions of an aloof young beauty who has stolen his heart. A labyrinth maker flees Constantinople to a plague-ridden Barcelona, with plans for building a library impervious to the destruction of time. A strange gentleman tempts Cervantes to write a book like no other, each page of which could prolong the life of the woman he loves. And a brilliant Catalan architect named Antoni Gaudí reluctantly agrees to cross the ocean to New York, a voyage that will determine the fate of an unfinished masterpiece.

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