The Prince of Mist (Paperback)
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The Prince of Mist (Paperback)

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Paperback Published: 28/03/2011
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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
ISBN: 9780753828557

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I have loved all of Carlos Ruiz Zafon's books and was excited when I located this one for my holiday read. A little disappointed to find it was aimed at the teenage reader and consequently was not as long as his... More

Paperback edition
18th May 2011
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“Magical! One of my favourite books”

Zafon's first book translated by Robert Graves' daughter.
This is an atmospheric ghost story set in 1943.It's full of mystery,adventure & thrills.I LOVED this book!
It's got everything a spooky... More

Paperback edition
29th July 2012
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“A young adult read.....”

Surprised to find this was a young adult read....however, I enjoyed the book. Perhaps Waterstones should have just kept it in the childrens section only.

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1st August 2011
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