Rumo by Walter Moers
And His Miraculous Adventures

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About Walter Moers

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WALTER MOERS was born in 1957 and is a writer, cartoonist, painter, and sculptor. The world of Zamonia that he created is currently being adapted for the screen. He lives in Hamburg, Germany. John Brownjohn is a prize-winning translator and works with Roman Polanski.
Published August 28, 2007 by Overlook. 684 pages
Genres: Education & Reference, Humor & Entertainment, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Along the way, he falls in with a pretty girl Wolperting and encounters enemies, such as the unspeakably evil General Ticktock (think Ian McKellen in a very bad mood), to say nothing of a madcap king who, in one of Moers’s wonderful line drawings, resembles Klaus Kinski’s Nosferatu.

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Rumo & His Miraculous Adventures by Walter Moers 688pp, Secker, £18 Zamonia, in the world according to Walter Moers, is an extra mid-Atlantic continent that teems with anthropomorphic creatures of many species, comical and grotesque.

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Set in the land of Zamonia, this exuberant, highly original fantasy from German writer and cartoonist Moers (The 13½ Lives of Captain Bluebear ) features an unlikely hero, Rumo, a little horned puppy (or Wolperting) who lives on a farm with a family of seven dwarfs.

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