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The Washington Post
10 mins | May 13, 2020

Carlos Ruiz Zafón leaves behind characters who will never die

The Shadow of the Wind author passed away last week, aged 55. He was one of the most widely read authors in the world at the time of his death on the 19th of June 2020 and had an uncanny ability to bring his characters to life, usually against the backdrop of his beloved Barcelona. In this thoughtful piece for the Washington Post, Manuel Roig-Franzia reflects on the writer's legacy.

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