The Prince Of Mist

The Prince Of Mist

Fiction & Poetry, Modern & Contemporary Fiction
Paperback Published on: 28/03/2011
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The Prince Of Mist
Magical! One of my favourite books
Zafon's first book translated by Robert Graves' daughter. This is an atmospheric ghost story set in 1943.It's full of mystery,adventure & thrills.I LOVED t... READ MORE


1943. As war sweeps across Europe, Max Carver's father moves his family away from the city, to an old wooden house on the coast. But as soon as they arrive, strange things begin to happen: Max discovers a garden filled with eerie statues; his sisters are plagued by unsettling dreams and voices; a box of old films opens a window to the past.Most unsettling of all are rumours about the previous owners and the mysterious disappearance of their son. As Max delves into the past, he encounters the terrifying story of the Prince of Mist, a sinister shadow who emerges from the night to settle old scores, then disappears with the first mists of dawn . . .Originally published in Spain as a young adult novel, THE PRINCE OF MIST is a mesmerising tale of mystery, romance and adventure.

  • Publisher: Orion Publishing Co
  • ISBN: 9780753828557
  • Number of pages: 240
  • Weight: 210g
  • Dimensions: 200 x 137 x 18 mm

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The Prince Of Mist
After reading the summary to the Prince of Mist I thought that this has the potential to be an amazing novel. However, it disappointed me a little, probabl... READ MORE
The Prince Of Mist
A highly readable yarn...
‘The Prince of Mist’ focuses on Max, a boy whose family leave war-time London for an old house on the Sussex coast. A cat whose eyes display something a li... READ MORE
D J Smith
The Prince Of Mist
Where it all began...
I truly believe that Carlos Ruiz Zafon and I are fated to be together forever – or should that be the novels of Carlos Ruiz Zafon and I – that would suit m... READ MORE
Teresa Majury
The Prince Of Mist
I have loved all of Carlos Ruiz Zafon's books and was excited when I located this one for my holiday read. A little disappointed to find it was aimed at th... READ MORE
The Prince Of Mist
A young adult read.....
Surprised to find this was a young adult read....however, I enjoyed the book. Perhaps Waterstones should have just kept it in the childrens section only.
Fiona Sharp
The Prince Of Mist
Ok, but not outstanding
I hadn't intended on reading this as I normally avoid the young adult genre, but it was 20p! The father of the family decides that they need to move from ... READ MORE
Half Man Half Book
The Prince Of Mist
Hugely disappointing, but......
But, I'm not twelve or thirteen years old! That said I can see the origins of the spectacular writing I've come to expect and admire from Zafon. Two and ha... READ MORE
Nocturnal bibliophile