The unforgettable story that preceded The Shadow of the Wind.
In Barcelona in 1980, Oscar Drai is living a waking dream, amazed by the modernist palaces close to the boarding school where he studies. On one of his outings he meets Marina, a bold girl who accompanies Oscar on the adventure of investigating a painful mystery from the city's past. A mysterious character from the post-war period sets himself the greatest challenge imaginable, but his ambition took him down sinister paths whose consequences he still paying for today.
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