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The labyrinth of dreaming books : a novel from Zamonia

Author: Walter Moers; John Brownjohn
Publisher: New York : Overlook Press, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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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 Bookholm to investigate a mystery. The magnificently rebuilt city has once again become a metropolis of storytelling and the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Science fiction
Fantasy fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Walter Moers; John Brownjohn
ISBN: 9781468301267 1468301268
OCLC Number: 778419246
Language Note: Translated from the German.
Notes: Originally published in German as Das Labyrinth der Träumenden Bücher: Munich : Albrecht Knaus Verlag, 2011.
Description: 427 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Other Titles: Labyrinth 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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"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.

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