Rafael Ábalos

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Rafael Ábalos
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Rafael Ábalos at the 'Comédie du Livre' of Montpellier, France, 2009.
Born (1956-10-12) 12 October 1956 (age 64)
Archidona, Málaga, Spain
OccupationNovelist
LanguageSpanish
NationalitySpanish
Genre Fantasy, Children's Literature
Notable worksGrimpow: The Invisible Road

Rafael Ábalos (born 12 October 1956) is a Spanish author of the bestseller book Grimpow: The Invisible Road( ISBN   0385733747) published in 2007. [1] [2] The children's fantasy novel was about a boy finding a mysterious amulet in France who becomes a focus of a "centuries-old mission" to enlighten humanity. [2] According to a review in Publishers Weekly , Ábalos "blends the grand-scale storytelling prowess and epic quest element of Tolkien’s Lord of the Rings with the cryptographic intrigue of Dan Brown’s The Da Vinci Code ", and gave it a positive review. [2] The book was published by Random House . [3]

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References

  1. Ed Park (2011). "Running in circles". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 2011-02-12.
  2. 1 2 3 Staff writer (2007). "Rafael Ábalos, translated by Noël Baca Castex. Delacorte" . Publishers Weekly. ISBN   978-0-385-73374-8 . Retrieved 2011-02-12.
  3. Staff writer (2007). "Random House Children's Books". Publishers Weekly. Retrieved 2011-02-12. Random House Children’s Books ... Grimpow: The Invisible Road by Rafael Ábalos;