Marina

Marina

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Quince años mas tarde, la memoria de aquel dia ha vuelto a mi. He visto a aquel muchacho vagando entre las brumas de la estacion de Francia y el nombre de Marina se ha encendido de nuevo como una herida fresca. Todos tenemos un secreto encerrado bajo llave en el atico del alma. este es el mio.

En la Barcelona de 1980 Oscar Drai suena despierto, deslumbrado por los placeres mocernistas cercanos al internado en el que estudia. En una de sus escapadas conoce a Marina, una chica audaz que comparte con oscar la aventura de adentrarse en un enigma doloroso del pasado de la ciudad. Un misterioso personaje de la posguerra se propuso el mayor desafio imaginable, pero su ambicion lo arrastro por sendas siniestras cucyas consecuencias debe pagar alguien todavia hoy.

Title:Marina
Edition Language:Spanish
ISBN:9788423648993
Format Type:

    Marina Reviews

  • Nicholas Talty

    My fucking heart right now. I don't even know if I'd recommend this to someone in fear that I would destroy all of their emotions.Edit March 2016: Ironically, I gave away my own copy to my love. I'm n...

  • ??BooksofRadiance??

    Some authors just have IT. 鈥淭he territory of humans is life. Death does not belong to us.鈥漈his fine piece of well-crafted, chilling literature is set in Barcelona on the cusp of the 1980s, -althou...

  • Lavinia

    Shorter but definitely darker than The Shadow of the Wind and The Angel's Game. I wish someone made an animation based on the book, it has tons of potential. Or maybe a film, since most of the places ...

  • Blair

    (Review originally published on my blog, October 2013) Marina is the last of Carlos Ruiz Zaf贸n's existing books to be translated into English, following the first three books of the Barcelona quartet...

  • Algernon (Darth Anyan)

    In the late 1970s Barcelona was a mirage of avenues and winding alleys where one could easily travel thirty or forty years into the past by just stepping into the foyer of a grand old building or wal...

  • Marina Leonhart

    I just find this a brilliant book, and its not only because it has the most awesome name like, ever (my name lol) but I think it has a beautiful mixture of many genres, like it has a small dose of rom...

  • Olivera

    This is the second book by Zafon that I've read (the first one being The Prince of Mist), and this time around it hit my taste a bit better. There is this magic happening in the way the author writes ...

  • Pamela  (Here to Read Books and Chew Gum)

    For a book that has been described as the best Zafon since The Shadow of the Wind, there are simply no words to describe what a consummate disappointment the experience of reading Marina was. It was a...

  • TL

    One of those books I always 鉂 love returning to:)---4.5 actually, :) My favorite of these sets of books.. tied with 'watcher in the shadows'..Oscar and Marina are two of my favorite MCs of his.*mino...

  • TL

    Pure magic once again:) My Original review hereI'll add to this with just my thoughts on the narrator here... he did a wonderful job narrating the story and bringing everyone to life. Each voice was d...