You've read THE SHADOW OF THE WIND - now read what happens next ...
Includes Reading Group Notes. THE PRISONER OF HEAVEN returns to the
world of the Cemetery of Forgotten Books and the Sempere & Sons
bookshop. It begins just before Christmas in Barcelona in 1957, one
year after Daniel and Bea from THE SHADOW OF THE WIND have married.
They now have a son, Julian, and are living with Daniel's father at
Sempere & Sons. Fermin still works with them and is busy
preparing for his wedding to Bernarda in the New Year. However
something appears to be bothering him. Daniel is alone in the shop
one morning when a mysterious figure with a pronounced limp enters.
He spots one of their most precious volumes that is kept locked in
a glass cabinet, a beautiful and unique illustrated edition of HE
COUNT OF MONTE CRISTO. Despite the fact that the stranger seems to
care little for books, he wants to buy this expensive edition.
Then, to Daniel's surprise, the man inscribes the book with the
words 'To Fermin Romero de Torres, who came back from the dead and
who holds the key to the future'. This visit leads back to a story
of imprisonment, betrayal and the return of a deadly rival ...