The City of Dreaming Books

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Penguin, Sep 2, 2008 - Fiction - 464 pages
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More information to be announced soon on this forthcoming title from Penguin USA.
 

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I loved the pictures throughout! - LibraryThing
But as I went on, the plot started to amuse me. - LibraryThing
You are a reader, a writer, or a publisher. - LibraryThing
The ending is Nordic with a bookish 'Ragnarok'. - LibraryThing

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User Review  - ecataldi - LibraryThing

I won't deny it, this book was inventive and unique, but..... not my cuppa tea. As a bibliophile I appreciated everything this book was about, it's ingenious and clever, but again, not my cuppa tea ... Read full review

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User Review  - Shimmin - LibraryThing

A very interesting fantasy story, full of gentle humour. The protagonist Hildegunst has a pleasant, distinct voice, and the various denizens of Moers' world are novel and enjoyable to encounter (well ... Read full review

Contents

A Word of Warning
The Manuscript
The Hotel from Hell
Mulled Coffee and BeeBread
Pfistomel Smykes Typographical Laboratory
TimberTime
Book Rage
Part Two The Catacombs of Bookholm
Unholm
The Giant Skull
A Very Short Chapter in Which Precious Little Happens
Orming
The Invisible Gateway
Copyright

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About the author (2008)

Walter Moers is the author of The 13 1/2 Lives of Captain Bluebear, Rumo, A Wild Ride Through the Night, The City of Dreaming Books, and The Alchemaster's Apprentice, all published by Overlook.

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