But, as to what he doesn’t want to do, Ruiz Zafón happily offers some mind-shaping architecture to make us think. Eight of the stories were translated into English by his longtime translator, the talented and eloquent Lucia Graves, who has always been to me like a true life partner to the author. But, as if winking at us, Ruiz Zafón — who lived for many years in Beverly Hills, California — wrote two of the stories in Spanish, then translated them herself. And he wrote the final, flimsy story in the anthology in English.
https://www.washingtonpost.com/entertainment/books/carlos-ruiz-zafon-city-of-mist-review/2021/11/30/81594eee-4ad2-11ec-a1b9-9f12bd39487a_story.html Book review ‘The City of Mist’ by Carlos Ruiz Zaf n