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The Prisoner of Heaven returns to the world of the Cemetery of Forgotten Books and the Sempere and Sons bookshop, where Daniel and his old friend Fermín Romero de Torres are tending shop. Daniel is now married with a son, and Fermín is soon to follow. Both men lead relatively happy and quiet lives. Enter an enigmatic visitor—a grim old man with a piercing gaze—who inquires about Fermíns whereabouts. When told he is not in, the old man proceeds to buy the most expensive item in the store, a first edition of The Count of Monte Cristo; he adds a dedication and leaves it as a gift for Fermín. When Daniel reveals the details of this unsettling encounter to his friend, Fermín reads the dedication, turns pale, and at Daniels insistence, decides to open up about a past that has come back to haunt him . . . a story that will leave Daniel questioning his very existence.

About the Author

Carlos Ruiz Zafon, author of two critically acclaimed and internationally bestselling novels, The Shadow of the Wind and The Angel's Game, is one of the world's most-read and best-loved writers. His work, which also includes prizewinning young adult novels, has been translated into more than fifty languages and published around the world, garnering numerous international prizes and reaching millions of readers. He divides his time between Barcelona and Los Angeles.

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Harper Perennial
General Fiction
Zafon, Carlos Ruiz
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Trade PB
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