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The Angel's Game by Carlos Ruiz Zafon
The Angel's Game

mmackie, August 31, 2012

There is something just musical about Zafon's writing--perhaps that is the translation, but as with his first novel in this "series" I somehow think it is just as musical in Spanish. He draws the reader in, keeps him interested, and delivers a solid punch throughout the book. The ending can be taken in so many ways--it's good to have your readers wrapped up in discussions when a novel is over. Beautifully done, interesting, and engaging, just as a good novel should be.
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