Friday, July 11, 2014

Book Blogger Hop - 7/11 - 7/17

 Question of the Week:

Do you read books in translation? What are the last 3 books in translation you read?

My Answer:

I have only read one book in translation. is one of my all-time favorite books.  

That book is:  

Shadow Of The Wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafon.

I loved Shadow of The Wind so much I "had" to go to Barcelona to find all the places mentioned in the book.  :) 

How do you like reading books in translation?


  1. The Shadow of The Wind was translated very well.

    So in answer to my question, I enjoy reading books in translation.

  2. I do absolutely love that books as well! I can't believe I almost forgot it was a translation as well. I agree that the translating was done very well! I try to read as many translations as possible because I want to read from all across the globe! Thanks for sharing :) Hope you have a great weekend!
    My Friday post
    Juli @ Universe in Words

  3. I'm really not sure how many translated books I've read but I'm listening to one right now.

  4. Thanks for stopping, Julie.

    I love meeting a fellow Shadow of The Wind book lover. :)

    Enjoy your day.

  5. Thanks for stopping, Kathy.

    It is difficult to know if they were translated or not. I didn't know Shadow of The Wind was translated until I realized his books are also in Spanish. :)

  6. I will have to look for The Shadow of The Wind. I didn't love the last translated book I read but I'm not sure if was the story or the translation that fell flat!

  7. Shadow of The Wind is GREAT.

    I hope you read it, Katherine.

    Thanks for stopping by.

  8. I have never a book by Carlos Ruiz Zafon, but I do like the covers to his books.

  9. I hope you get to read Shadow of the Wind, Billy.

    It was very good if you like Gothic writing and settings in Europe. It is set in Barcelona.

    THANKS for stopping.