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The city of dreaming books

a novel from Zamonia by Optimus Yarnspinner

by Walter Moers

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Published by Overlook Press in Woodstock, NY .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published: London : Harvill Secker, 2006.

Statementtranslated from the Zamonian and illustrated by Walter Moers whose German text was translated into English by John Brownjohn.
ContributionsBrownjohn, John.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPT2673.O293 S73 2007
The Physical Object
Pagination455 p. :
Number of Pages455
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23093653M
ISBN 101585678996
ISBN 109781585678990

  In The City of Dreaming Books, Walter Moers transports us to a magical world where reading is a remarkable adventure. Only those intrepid souls who are prepared to join Yarnspinner on his perilous journey should read this book. We wish the rest of you a long, safe, unutterably dull and boring life!5/5(3). Optimus Yarnspinner finds himself marooned in the subterranean world of Bookholm, the City of Dreaming Books, where reading can be dangerous, and ruthless Bookhunters fight to the death. pp. Englisch. Seller Inventory # INF More information about this seller | .

Book: The Dreaming City Chronological — The creation of the Dreaming City and Eleusinia, as well as the stories of the Awoken in and around the Dreaming City. Sure, Larry McMurtry’s got his own book town in Texas, and then there’s Sedbergh and Hay-on-Wye over England way. But none of them can compare to the setting of Moers’s (Rumo and His Miraculous Adventures, , etc.) semifabulous tale of treasures with no patience for the syrupy, who eschew easy puns, who upchuck when Paolo Coelho’s name comes up, .

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