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🇺🇸Paul Pen is a bestselling Spanish author whose four novels have been translated to many languages. The Light of the Fireflies was his first book to be translated to English, becoming an international bestseller. This book was followed by Desert Flowers and Under the Water, with which he reaffirmed his unmistakable brand of literary suspense and ability to create a deeply immersive reading experience for the mind, heart and nerves. Now, his debut novel of almost ten years ago, The Warning, is being published in English for the first time, finally offering readers around the globe the chance to read a story already adapted to the big screen in 2018. Motion pictures of The Light of the Fireflies and Desert Flowers are also in development, th ...more

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Paul Pen Hello Arielle, thank you for your interest in my work. I hope you like Desert Flowers as much as you liked The Light of the Fireflies. And yes, there'…moreHello Arielle, thank you for your interest in my work. I hope you like Desert Flowers as much as you liked The Light of the Fireflies. And yes, there's a new novel in English coming this October. And some more after that. :) Stay tuned!(less)
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La historia partió de algunos casos reales de largos secuestros en sótanos. Leí una noticia de un niño de cinco años que salió al mundo exte…more
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La historia partió de algunos casos reales de largos secuestros en sótanos. Leí una noticia de un niño de cinco años que salió al mundo exterior tras haber pasado su vida entera en un sótano y la imagen me impactó de tal manera que quise escribir una historia que culminara con un momento parecido. Así nació 'El brillo de las luciérnagas'. (less)
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Paul Pen added a status update: A un seguidor de alcanzar los 500 en Goodreads, quiero aprovechar para agradeceros a los 499 actuales vuestro apoyo, valoraciones, reseñas, mensajes, preguntas e interés general en mi trabajo. Un escritor no es nada sin sus lectores así que es muy emocionante comprobar que estáis ahí. Y ahora, ¿quién va a ser mi seguidor número 500?
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“No existe criatura más fascinante que aquella que es capaz de crear luz por sí misma”
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“Y a la oscuridad quedarán relegados quienes no estén preparados para saber qué hay más allá de su pequeño mundo".”
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¿Quieres saber por qué los personajes de 'El brillo de las luciérnagas' no tienen nombre? ¿O de dónde surge la idea de una familia encerrada en un sót ...more



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