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Post by Leo62 » Mon February 16th, 2009, 6:30 pm

This sounds really interesting & I loved Winter In Madrid, so straight onto the TBR list. :D

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Post by LoisAnn » Tue February 17th, 2009, 2:30 am

JM & Leo ... Thanks for the tip about Madrid in Spain ... it's on order! :D

For those who have enjoyed this locale & time period in the past, have you read Shadow of the Wind, by Carlos Ruiz Zafon? One of my favorite all time books!
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Post by JMJacobsen » Tue February 17th, 2009, 5:17 am

I have that one, but haven't read it yet, LoisAnn. But I've read many reviews comparing Winter in Madrid to Shadow of the Wind, so there you go. Looks like it might be a good read for you!

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Post by diamondlil » Tue February 17th, 2009, 8:52 am

Lois Ann, I love Shadow of the Wind as well! Can't wait for the new book that is coming out from Carlos Ruiz Zafon soon!
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Post by Leo62 » Tue February 17th, 2009, 1:35 pm

[quote=""JMJacobsen""]I have that one, but haven't read it yet, LoisAnn. But I've read many reviews comparing Winter in Madrid to Shadow of the Wind, so there you go. Looks like it might be a good read for you![/quote]

I've read both. Same time period and setting, but quite different books. Winter in Madrid is a political thriller-cum-love-story, whereas Shadow of the Wind is very gothic - kinda in the vein of movies like Pan's Labyrinth and The Orphanage.

Both good, both worth reading - though personally I preferred Madrid. :D

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Post by JMJacobsen » Tue February 17th, 2009, 6:29 pm

[quote=""Leo62""]I've read both. Same time period and setting, but quite different books. Winter in Madrid is a political thriller-cum-love-story, whereas Shadow of the Wind is very gothic - kinda in the vein of movies like Pan's Labyrinth and The Orphanage.

Both good, both worth reading - though personally I preferred Madrid. :D [/quote]

Good to know. I'll get to Shadow of the Wind by summer.

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