The celebrated and incredibly famous Spanish author Carlos Ruiz Zafón has passed on in Los Angeles, matured 55.

He had been sick for quite a long while with malignancy.

His Barcelona-based riddle The Shadow of the Wind (La sombra del viento) was a global hit in 2001, distributed in 50 nations.

It was the first in a four-section cycle called Cemetery of Forgotten Books. His work was emphatically impacted by wrongdoing fiction and film.

Conceived in 1964, he experienced childhood in a level close to Barcelona’s Sagrada Família basilica. Its sporadic, exceptionally inventive plan turned out to be a piece of his fiction, which he populated with legendary animals, for example, winged serpents.

Zafón examined data innovation and had an energy for film – to be sure his screenplays for motion pictures were exceptionally acclaimed, however he made his name as a writer.

In the wake of working for a few promoting offices he dedicated himself to writing, winning an honor for his first work – The Prince of Mist (1993) – composed for youthful grown-ups.

Other youthful grown-up fiction followed, before The Shadow of the Wind, his first novel for grown-ups. He moved to Los Angeles in 1994.

The amazing Cemetery of Forgotten Books has a Gothic fifteenth Century topic.

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