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The labyrinth of dreaming books : a novel from Zamonia

by Moers, Walter, 1957-

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"It has been more than two hundred years since Bookholm was destroyed by a devastating fire, as told in Moers's The City of Dreaming Books. Optimus Yarnspinner, hailed as Zamonia's greatest writer, is on vacation in Lindworm Castle when a disturbing message reaches him, and he must return to Bookhol... Full description

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Summary: "It has been more than two hundred years since Bookholm was destroyed by a devastating fire, as told in Moers's The City of Dreaming Books. Optimus Yarnspinner, hailed as Zamonia's greatest writer, is on vacation in Lindworm Castle when a disturbing message reaches him, and he must return to Bookholm to investigate a mystery. The magnificently rebuilt city has once again become a metropolis of storytelling and the book trade. Yarnspinner encounters old friends and new denizens of the city-and the shadowy 'Invisible Theater.'"--Publisher's website.
Item Description: Originally published in German as Das Labyrinth der Träumenden Bücher: Munich : Albrecht Knaus Verlag, 2011.
Physical Description: 427 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
ISBN: 9781468301267
1468301268
Author Notes: Walter Moers was born in 1957 and is a writer, cartoonist, painter, and sculptor. He is the author of The 13 ó Lives of Captain Bluebear, Rumo, A Wild Ride Through the Night, The City of Dreaming Books , and The Alchemaster's Apprentice , all published byOverlook.

John Brownjohn is the award-winning translator of Walter Moers, Michael Ende. ( The Neverending Story ), and many other German writers

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