skip to product information
1 of 1

gentle books » Fiction

Marina, Carlos Ruiz Zafron

Marina, Carlos Ruiz Zafron

regular price $10.00 AUD
regular price sale price $10.00 AUD
sale sold

paperback | like new

Fifteen years on, the remembrance of that day has returned to me. I have seen that boy wandering through the mist of the railway station, and the name of marina has flared up again like a fresh wound. We all have a secret buried under lock and key in the attic of our soul. This is mine. ' in may 1980, 15-year-old ?scar drai suddenly vanishes from his boarding school in the old quarter of barcelona. For seven days and nights no one knows his whereabouts. His story begins in the heart of old barcelona, when he meets marina and her father german blau, a portrait painter. Marina takes ?scar to a cemetery to watch a macabre ritual that occurs on the fourth sunday of each month. At 10 a. M. Precisely a coach pulled by black horses appears. From it descends a woman dressed in black, her face shrouded, wearing gloves, holding a single rose. She walks over to a gravestone that bears no name, only the mysterious emblem of a black butterfly with open wings. When ?scar and marina decide to follow

about delivery & pick-up

we offer the following delivery options:

  • domestic shipping
  • SF Express pay-by-receiver, and
  • local pick-up.

pick-up options are limited to book orders at the moment. if you select local pick-up (books only) at checkout, you can pick up your books at our next event! we'll be in touch to confirm your pick-up details.

view full details

about gentle books

gentle books hopes to build a circular book economy and nurture the community of readers here in Hong Kong.

a women-led business founded by book-lovers, the brand believes that books don’t belong in landfill - books deserve to be read! gentle books is a social enterprise that commits 20% of its profits to literacy and education-based NGOs. 

learn more ⤑