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The Alchemaster's apprentice : a culinary tale from Zamonia by Optimus Yarnspinner

Author: Walter Moers
Publisher: London : Vintage, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Malaisea is the unhealthiest town in the whole of Zamonia, home to Echo the Crat, a multi-talented creature that resembles a cat but is capable of speaking any language under the sun. When his mistress dies and Echo finds himself starving on the street, he is compelled to sign a contract with Ghoolion the Alchemaster, Malaisea' s evil alchemist-in-chief. This fateful document gives Ghoolion the right to kill Echo at  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fantasy fiction
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Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Walter Moers
ISBN: 9780099526322 0099526328
OCLC Number: 645697578
Language Note: Translated from the German.
Notes: This translation originally published: London: Harvill Secker, 2009.
Description: pages cm
Other Titles: Schrechsenmeister.
Responsibility: translated from the Zamonian and illustrated by Walter Moers ; whose German text was translated into English by John Brownjohn.

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Malaisea, the unhealthiest town in the whole of Zamonia, is home to Echo the Crat, a multi-talented creature resembling a cat in appearance but capable of speaking any language under the sun, human  Read more...

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"This follows the pattern familiar to Moers fans of old... There are short stories galore hidden here... for me they're top notch" * thebookbag.co.uk * "Another fascinating fantasy... Moers has Read more...

 
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