THE ANGEL’S GAME (part two)

23 Jan


Within the dark Gothic Barcelona of the early 1900s, penurious ‘dime’ writer David Martin beguiles us through the mind of Carlos Ruiz Zafon who has written an undercurrent of chilling and frightening visceral passages within the binding of The Angel’s Game.

If you read this book, and I hope you do, for pity sake allow yourself to enter the shadowy labyrinth of this dark suspenseful story without expectation, and breathe. When the last page is turned, don’t be flabbergasted if you find yourself saying, ‘what just happened?’

I’m sorry the game is over.
Bravo, señor Zafon.


First Anchor Books/a division of Random House, Inc. – 2010

Original publication in Spain as El Juego del Angel, by Planeta 2008
1st US translation by Lucia Graves
Gothic thriller 531 pages


One Response to “THE ANGEL’S GAME (part two)”


  1. THE PRISONER OF HEAVEN | WORDMAN - February 16, 2014

    […] know where to begin. You, on the other hand, do – The Angel’s Game (reviewed here and here), was written after The Shadow of the Wind (reviewed here), but in my opinion should be read first. […]

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