The Angel's Game (2009)

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The Angel's Game
Carlos Ruiz Zafón
Categories: Fiction
It looked like a cross between a monstrous steam engine and a machine for making lightning.
“Let me introduce you to the rotary press, better known as Leviathan. Mind how you go: they say it has alre
...ady swallowed more than one unsuspecting person,” said Don Basilio. “It’s like the story of Jonah and the whale, only what comes out again is minced meat.”
“Surely you’re exaggerating.”
“One of these days we could throw in that new trainee, the smart aleck who likes to say that print is dead,” Brotons proposed.
“Set a time and a date and we’ll celebrate with a stew,” Don Basilio agreed.
They laughed like schoolchildren. Two of a kind.
The archive was a labyrinth of corridors bordered by three-meter-high shelves. A couple of pale creatures who looked as if they hadn’t left the cellar in fifteen years officiated as Brotons’s assistants. When they saw him, they rushed over, awaiting instructions. Brotons looked at me inquisitively.
“What is it we’re looking for?”
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