Reader's Den: "The Shadow of the Wind" Book Discussion
After reading for a week, we've gotten to some of the mystery and intrigue of the novel and some interesting points have arisen for discussion. Feel free to weigh in on any or all of these questions.
The Shadow of the Wind (La sombra del viento) was written in Spanish, and the word "sombra" can also be translated as shade, which gives the title a bit more of an ominous and darker feeling. What is the shadow (or shade) of the wind in this story?
Daniel Sempere and Julian Carax have a number of similarities and parallel experiences. Do their fates seem to be intertwined?
The character of LainCourbet keeps appearing, who is he? In Julian's book, he represents the devil. Does he represent the same in Daniel's story?