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Ruiz Zafón, Carlos 1964-

Overview
Works: 149 works in 1,616 publications in 32 languages and 28,715 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Juvenile works  Suspense fiction  Paranormal fiction  Children's audiobooks  Young adult works  Historical fiction  Fiction  Fantasy fiction 
Roles: Author, Creator, Contributor, Interviewee, Author of introduction, Annotator
Classifications: PQ6668.U49, 863.64
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Carlos Ruiz Zafón
The shadow of the wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafn( Book )

402 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in 24 languages and held by 6,791 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Barcelona 1945: young Daniel Sempere is taken to a fabulous secret library where he is told to adopt a single book, promising to care for it and keep it alive always. Entranced by his chosen book, he begins a quest to find the truth about the life and death of its mysterious author. Imprint
The angel's game by Carlos Ruiz Zafn( Book )

188 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in 24 languages and held by 4,899 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offered a career-making writing deal from an enigmatic publisher in turbulent 1960s Barcelona, David Martín wonders about his capacity for writing a book for which the publisher claims others will live and die
The prisoner of heaven : a novel by Carlos Ruiz Zafn( Book )

112 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in 20 languages and held by 3,175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1957 Barcelona, Daniel Semper and his close friend Fermin Romero de Torres find their lives violently disrupted by the arrival of a mysterious stranger who threatens to divulge a terrible secret that has been buried for two decades in the city's dark past
The Prince of Mist by Carlos Ruiz Zafn( Book )

151 editions published between 1993 and 2015 in 19 languages and held by 2,660 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1943, in a seaside town where their family has gone to be safe from war, thirteen-year-old Max Carver and sister, fifteen-year-old Alicia, with new friend Roland, face off against an evil magician who is striving to complete a bargain made before he died
The Midnight Palace by Carlos Ruiz Zafn( Book )

117 editions published between 1994 and 2015 in 14 languages and held by 2,109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a mysterious threat reenters the lives of twins Ben and Sheere, separated as babies and reunited as teenagers in 1930s Calcutta, the siblings must confront an unspeakable terror, with the help of their secret society of fellow orphans
Marina by Carlos Ruiz Zafn( Book )

150 editions published between 1999 and 2015 in 17 languages and held by 1,914 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When boarding-school student Oscar Drai meets Marina, she promises him a mystery and takes him to a secret graveyard deep in Barcelona, where they witness a woman dressed in black lay a single rose atop a gravestone etched with a black butterfly. Their curiosity leads them down a dangerous path, and they discover a decades-old conspiracy that puts their lives in the hands of forces more sinister and mystical than they could have believed possible"--
The watcher in the shadows by Carlos Ruiz Zafn( Book )

110 editions published between 1995 and 2015 in 15 languages and held by 1,575 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When fourteen-year-old Irene Sauvelle moves with her family to Cape House on the coast of Normandy, she's immediately taken by the beauty of the place--its expansive cliffs, coasts, and harbors. There, she meets a local boy named Ismael, and the two soon fall in love. But a dark mystery is about to unfold, involving a reclusive toymaker who lives in a gigantic mansion filled with mechanical beings and shadows of the past"--
The angel's game a novel by Carlos Ruiz Zafn( Recording )

21 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 937 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1920s Barcelona, love-obsessed writer David Martin makes his living by anonymously penning crime novels from a secluded and abandoned mansion. However, after receiving a tantalizing offer from a mysterious publisher, he realizes that his book possesses the disturbing ability to consume him and all of humanity
The shadow of the wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafn( Recording )

24 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 838 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After the death of his mother, Daniel Sempere finds solace in very few things. There is one book, however, that brings him comfort. It is called The Shadow of the Wind and is written by an author named Julian Carax. When Daniel begins to search for other books by Carak, he discovers, to his horror, that someone has been systematically destroying all of Carax's works
The prince of mist by Carlos Ruiz Zafn( Recording )

8 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 456 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1943, in a seaside town where their family has gone to be safe from war, thirteen-year-old Max Carver and sister, fifteen-year-old Alicia, with new friend Roland, face off against an evil magician who is striving to complete a bargain made before he died
The prisoner of heaven by Carlos Ruiz Zafn( Recording )

14 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 439 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Barcelona, 1957. It is Christmas, and Daniel Sempere and his wife Bea have much to celebrate. They have a beautiful new baby son named Julian, and their close friend Fermin Romero de Torres is about to wed. But their joy is eclipsed when a mysterious stranger visits the Sempere bookshop and threatens to divulge a terrible secret that has been buried for two decades in the city's dark past
The Midnight Palace by Carlos Ruiz Zafn( Recording )

9 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a mysterious threat reenters the lives of twins Ben and Sheere, separated as babies and reunited as teenagers in 1930s Calcutta, the siblings must confront an unspeakable terror, with the help of their secret society of fellow orphans
The watcher in the shadows by Carlos Ruiz Zafn( Recording )

12 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When fourteen-year-old Irene Sauvelle moves with her family to Cape House on the coast of Normandy, she's immediately taken by the beauty of the place--its expansive cliffs, coasts, and harbors. There, she meets a local boy named Ismael, and the two soon fall in love. But a dark mystery is about to unfold, involving a reclusive toymaker who lives in a gigantic mansion filled with mechanical beings and shadows of the past"--
Feng zhi ying = La sombra del viento by Carlos Ruiz Zafn( Book )

10 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in Chinese and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chinese edition of the mystery thriller La Sombra del Viento (The Shadow of the Wind) is a multiple international award winner in Europe and North America, and is recommended by renowned writers and world leaders alike
Marina : a Gothic tale by Carlos Ruiz Zafn( Recording )

3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In May 1980, fifteen-year-old Oscar Drai suddenly vanishes from his boarding school in Barcelona. For seven days and seven nights no one knows his whereabouts. His story begins in an old quarter of the city, where he meets the strange Marina and her father, Germán Blau, a portrait painter. Marina takes Oscar to a cemetery to watch a macabre ritual that occurs on the last Sunday of each month. At exactly ten o'clock in the morning, a coach pulled by black horses appears. From it descends a woman, her face shrouded by a black velvet cloak. Holding a single rose, she walks to a gravestone that bears no name, only a mysterious emblem of a black butterfly with open wings. When Oscar and Marina decide to follow her, they begin a journey that transports them to a forgotten, postwar Barcelona--a world of aristocrats and actresses, inventors and tycoons--and reveals a dark secret that lies waiting in the mysterious labyrinth beneath the city streets
El juego del ángel by Carlos Ruiz Zafn( Recording )

4 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in Spanish and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Novelist David Martin lives in an abandoned mansion in Barcelona writing baroque tales about the city's underworld. He is contacted by French editor Andreas Corelli to write a book with the power to change hearts and minds. In return he will receive a fortune, and maybe more
Tian shi you xi by Carlos Ruiz Zafn( Book )

4 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in Chinese and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gaudí in Manhattan by Carlos Ruiz Zafn( Book )

1 edition published in 2007 in Dutch and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

De Spaanse architect Gaudí reist naar New York om met een plaatselijke magnaat te praten over een mogelijke opdracht in ruil voor de financiering van de Sagrada Familia in Barcelona
Marina by Carlos Ruiz Zafn( )

12 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and German and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When boarding-school student Oscar Drai meets Marina, she promises him a mystery and takes him to a secret graveyard deep in Barcelona, where they witness a woman dressed in black lay a single rose atop a gravestone etched with a black butterfly. Their curiosity leads them down a dangerous path, and they discover a decades-old conspiracy that puts their lives in the hands of forces more sinister and mystical than they could have believed possible"--
De schaduw van de wind : stadsgids by Sabine Burger-Schwarz( Book )

1 edition published in 2006 in Dutch and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The shadow of the wind
Alternative Names
Carlos Ruiz Zafn crivain espagnol

Carlos Ruiz Zafn scrittore spagnolo

Carlos Ruiz Zafn Spaans schrijver

Carlos Ruiz Zafn spanischer Schriftsteller

Carlos Ruiz Zafn Spanish writer

Carlos Ruiz Zafn spansk frfattare

Carlos Ruiz Zafn spansk skribent

Carolus Ruiz Zafn

Karlos Ruiz Zafon

Luisŭ Sap'on, K'arŭllosŭ 1964-

Ruis Safon, Karlos 1964-

Ruiss Safons, Karloss 1964-

Ruiz Zafn, C. 1964-

Ruiz Zafn, C. (Carlos), 1964-

Ruiz Zafn, Carlos

Ruiz-Zafn, Carlos 1964-

Safon, Karlos Ruis 1964-

Safons, Karloss Ruiss 1964-

Zafn, Carlos Ruiz

Zafn, Carlos Ruiz 1964-...

Зафон К. Р. 1964-

Карлос Руиз Зафон

Карлос Руис Сафон

Карлос Руїс Сафон

Руис Сафон, Карлос 1964-

Сафон, Карлос Руис

Կառլոս Ռուիս Սաֆոն

סאפון, קרלוס רואיס 1964-

ספון, קרלוס רואיס 1964-

ספון רואיס, קרלוס 1964-

קרלוס רואיס סאפון

רואיס סאפון, קרלוס 1964-

רואיס ספון, קרלוס 1964-

カルロス・ルイス・サフォン

ルイス・サフォン, カルロス

卡洛斯魯依斯薩豐

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The angel's gameThe Prince of MistThe Midnight PalaceMarinaThe watcher in the shadowsThe angel's game a novelThe shadow of the windThe prince of mist