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Carlos Ruiz Zafón

Carlos Ruiz Zafón is the author of six novels, including the international phenomenon The Shadow of the Wind, and The Angel’s Game. His work has been published in more than forty different languages, and honoured with numerous international awards. He divides his time between Barcelona, Spain, and Los Angeles, California.


A letter from Carlos Ruiz Zafón

Dear Reader,

‘I’ve always believed that all writers, whether they will admit it or not, have a few favourites among their published books. These preferences are seldom related to the intrinsic literary value of the work or the success it might have achieved, if any. The naked truth is, one just tends to feel closer to some of one’s offspring than to others. Of all the books I’ve published ever since I picked up this odd business of the novelist trade back in prehistoric 1992, Marina remains one of my favourites…

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Win a case of wine from Wines from Spain

To celebrate to paperback release of The Prisoner of Heaven by Carlos Ruiz Zafon, we’re offering a chance to win a case of 12 bottles of wine courtesy of Wines from Spain plus a copy of The Prisoner of Heaven. To enter, just answer the question below. The competition will close at midnight 26th April 2013. For full terms and conditions, please see our website. Good luck!

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Cover Debates: Carlos Ruiz Zafón

This month we are publishing a particularly lovely edition of Carlos Ruiz Zafon’s The Prisoner of Heaven. How do you think the new cover compares to the previous style?

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A postcard from Carlos Ruiz Zafón

The Midnight Palace is now available as a hardback, on audio and as an ebook with two distinctive cover looks. Listen to or read an extract here.

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