At the end of June HarperCollins released in ebook format a short story by Carlos Ruiz Zafón, The Rose of the Fire. If you remember the Cemetery of Forgotten Books… well, this story describes the origins of this mysterious library.
The book is available for free in major ebookstores:
Here you can find the list of other retailers, which have the book on offer.
Inside the book you will find an excerpt from Zafón’s new novel, The Prisoner of Heaven, in which the threads of The Shadow of the Wind and The Angel’s Game converge under the spell of literature and bring us toward the enigma hidden at the heart of the Cemetery of Forgotten Books.
The Prisoner of Heaven will be released in the mid-July.
The Rose of Fire
Set at the time of the Spanish Inquisition in the fifteenth century, The Rose of Fire tells the story of the origins of the mysterious labyrinthine library, the Cemetery of Forgotten Books, which lies at the heart of Carlos Ruiz Zafón’s novels The Shadow of the Wind, The Angel’s Game, and now The Prisoner of Heaven.
About the author
Carlos Ruiz Zafón, author of two critically acclaimed and internationally bestselling novels, The Shadow of the Wind and The Angel’s Game, is one of the world’s most read and best-loved writers. His work, which also includes prizewinning young adult novels, has been translated into more than fifty languages and published around the world, garnering numerous international prizes and reaching millions of readers. He divides his time between Barcelona and Los Angeles.