The Watcher in the Shadows

by Carlos Ruiz Zafón
Release date: May 2013
Type: speculative fiction
Genres: fantasy, horror, young adult
Tags: translation

Original title: Las luces de septiembre (1995).

A mysterious toymaker who lives as a recluse in an old mansion, surrounded by the magical beings he has created...

A sickly wife locked away in a hidden room...

An enigma involving strange lights that shine out from the small island on which an old, disused lighthouse stands...

A shadowy creature that hides deep in the woods...

These are the elements of a mystery will bind 14-year-old Irene to Ismael during one magical summer spent in Blue Bay when her mother takes a job as a housekeeper for the enigmatic toymaker, Lazarus Jann.

A novel of mystery, intrigue and romance from the author of THE PRINCE OF MIST and THE SHADOW OF THE WIND.

(updated 2018-05-22)

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