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The city of Dreaming Books : a novel from Zamonia

Author: Walter Moers; John Brownjohn
Publisher: Woodstock, N.Y. : Overlook Press, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Optimus Yarnspinner travels to Bookholm on a quest to find the anonymous author of a manuscript that he inherited from his godfather, and during his journey he encounters many strange inhabitants of the so-called City of Dreaming Books.
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Genre/Form: Fantasy fiction
Science fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Walter Moers; John Brownjohn
ISBN: 9781585678990 1585678996
OCLC Number: 149009059
Language Note: Translated from the German.
Description: 455 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: pt. 1. Dancelot's bequest --
pt. 2. The catacombs of Bookholm.
Other Titles: Stadt der Träumenden Bücher.
Responsibility: by Optimus Yarnspinner ; translated from the Zamonian and illustrated by Walter Moers, whose German text was translated into English by John Brownjohn.

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Optimus Yarnspinner travels to Bookholm on a quest to find the anonymous author of a manuscript that he inherited from his godfather, and during his journey he encounters many strange inhabitants of the so-called City of Dreaming Books.

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