Labyrinth of Dreaming Books

Walter Moers - Author

John Brown - Translator

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ISBN 9781468301267 | 432 pages | 08 Nov 2012 | Overlook | 6.29 x 9.29in | 18 - AND UP
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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.

"Cheerfully insane… Lively and inventive." — The New York Times

"A yarn of drollery, deeper meaning, and sheer lunacy." — Rolling Stone

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