The Labyrinth of Dreaming Books by Walter Moers

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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. Hildegunst von Mythenmetz, 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. Mythenmetz encounters old friends and new denizens of the city—and the shadowy “Invisible Theater.” Astonishingly inventive, amusing, and engrossing, this is a captivating story from the wild imagination of Walter Moers.
 

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Walter Moers was born in 1957 and is a writer, cartoonist, painter, and sculptor. He is the author ofThe 13 ó Lives of Captain Bluebear, Rumo, A Wild Ride Through the Night, The City of Dreaming Books, and The Alchemaster's Apprentice, all published byOverlook. John Brownjohn is the award-winning translator of Walter Moers, Michael Ende. (The Neverending Story), and many other German writers
 
Published November 8, 2012 by Overlook. 432 pages
Genres: Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Biblionauts of the world, unite--German fabulist Moers (City of Dreaming Books, 2007, etc.) is back with another goofy epic from the land of living books.

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