Rafael Ábalos at the 'Comédie du Livre' of Montpellier, France, 2009.
October 12, 1956 |
Archidona, Málaga, Spain
|Genre||Fantasy, Children's Literature|
|Notable works||Grimpow: The Invisible Road|
Rafael Ábalos (born 12 October 1956 in Archidona, Málaga) is a Spanish author of the bestseller book Grimpow: The Invisible Road (ISBN 0385733747) published in 2007. 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. 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. The book was published by Random House.
- Ed Park (2011). "Running in circles". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 2011-02-12.
- Staff writer (2007). "Rafael Ábalos, translated by Noël Baca Castex. Delacorte". Publishers Weekly. ISBN 978-0-385-73374-8. Retrieved 2011-02-12.
- 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;
|This article about a Spanish writer is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.|