W&N FICTION MAY
Jostein Gaarder The Castle in the Pyrenees
The new novel from the author of international bestseller Sophie’s World Solrun and Steinn are ex-lovers living with very different interpretations of their shared past. Thirty years after they split, they meet by chance in a place that holds painful memories for both. But is it pure coincidence that they meet at that particular spot at that time? The Castle in the Pyreneesis both a love story and a novel of ideas, asking can science explain everything, or does some invisible force influence our lives? Jostein Gaarder is the author ofSophie’s World, a huge bestseller in over 40 countries, and other classics including The Orange Girl and The Solitaire Mystery. He lives in Oslo, Norway.
Fiction Cased/Trade Paperback (export only) May £12.99/£12.99 208pp 198 x 129mm/216 x 135mm 978 0 297 85944 4/978 0 297 85945 1 Markets: World USA & Serial: W&N; Translation: Aschehoug Agency
Carlos Ruiz Zafón The Prince of Mist
Ahaunting tale from the author of The Shadow of the Wind Max Carver moves with his family into a home on the Atlantic Coast. While settling in, they are unsettled by the discovery of a box of old films belonging to the previous owners. Meanwhile, Max’s sisters have disturbing dreams and hear voices whispering from an old wardrobe. As they learn more about the link between their new home and a mysterious wreck, the chilling story of a figure called the Prince of Mist begins to emerge. Carlos Ruiz Zafónwas born and lives in Barcelona. He is the author of six novels, including The Shadow of the Windand The Angel’sGame, the fastest selling book in Spanish publishing history.
Fiction Cased/Trade Paperback (export only) May £12.99/£12.99 224pp 198 x 129mm/234 x 153mm 978 0 297 85642 9/978 0 297 85643 6 Markets: World XUSAC USA: Little, Brown; Translation: The Colchie Agency Serial: W&N