The Midnight Palace
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The Midnight Palace

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From the author of THE SHADOW OF THE WIND, the haunting story of a secret society and a labyrinthine railway station with a dark past.1916, Calcutta. A man pauses for breath outside the ruins of Jheeter's Gate station knowing he has only hours to live. Pursued by assassins, he must ensure the safety of two newborn twins, before disappearing into the night to meet his fate. 1932. Ben and his friends are due to leave the orphanage which has been their home for sixteen years. Tonight will be the final meeting of their secret club, in the old ruin they christened The Midnight Palace. Then Ben discovers he has a sister - and together they learn the tragic story of their past, as a shadowy figures lures them to a terrifying showdown in the ruins of Jheeter's Gate station.show more

Product details

  • 12-17
  • Paperback | 336 pages
  • 128 x 196 x 24mm | 240g
  • Orion Publishing Co
  • WEIDENFELD & NICOLSON
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 2nd ed.
  • 075382924X
  • 9780753829240
  • 41,104

About Carlos Ruiz Zafon

Carlos Ruiz Zafon is the author of six novels, including the international phenomenon The Shadow of the Wind. His work has been published in more than forty different languages, and honoured with numerous international awards, including the Edebe Award, Spain's most prestigious prize for young adult fiction. He divides his time between Barcelona, Spain, and Los Angeles, California.show more

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