The Prince Of Mist (Paperback)Carlos Ruiz Zafon (author)
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1943. As war sweeps across Europe, Max Carver's father moves his family away from the city, to an old wooden house on the coast. But as soon as they arrive, strange things begin to happen: Max discovers a garden filled with eerie statues; his sisters are plagued by unsettling dreams and voices; a box of old films opens a window to the past.
Most unsettling of all are rumours about the previous owners and the mysterious disappearance of their son. As Max delves into the past, he encounters the terrifying story of the Prince of Mist, a sinister shadow who emerges from the night to settle old scores, then disappears with the first mists of dawn . . .
Originally published in Spain as a young adult novel, THE PRINCE OF MIST is a mesmerising tale of mystery, romance and adventure.
Publisher: Orion Publishing Co
Number of pages: 240
Weight: 226 g
Dimensions: 200 x 137 x 18 mm
Zafon is a master of the well-crafted tale, and he surpasses himself here * GOOD BOOK GUIDE *
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