6 edition of The City of Dreaming Books (Zamonia 3) found in the catalog.
April 25, 2006
by Secker & Warburg
Written in English
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|Number of Pages||532|
“Where shadows dim with shadows mate in caverns deep and dark, where old books dream of bygone days when they were wood and bark, where diamonds from coal are born and no birds ever sing, that region is the dread domain ruled by the Shadow King. About This Book. This is Walter Moers' latest and most popular book, staying in the top-seller list in Korea since its release in June It is a story about books, the pleasure of reading books, and about writing books. Wonderful imagination and wit. It gives you the realization that this whole cosmos could be a .
On October 8, Knaus will publish the last book in what has become a trilogy: The Castle of Dreaming Books (Das Schloss der Träumenden Bücher). It began in with The City of Dreaming Books (Die Stadt der Träumenden Bücher) which is one . This book can be read alone but is better read after The City of Dreaming Books. Moers books are fantasy at its best. This one is about a Tyrannosaurus who is an author, but who has lost his "orm" or vision in later life (being well over a hundred now) so he returns to the city where he once nearly died.4/5(26).
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In The City of Dreaming Books, Walter Moers transports us to a magical world where reading is a remarkable adventure. Only those intrepid souls who are prepared to join Yarnspinner on his perilous journey should read this book/5(92).
The City of Dreaming Books book The City of Dreaming Books is full of bookshops, publishers, agents, authors, and book hunters. He meets lots of strange creatures, eats strange food, and goes on a bit of an is a very literary story, in the sense that it is about books and /5(59).
The City of Dreaming Books is the fourth book in Walter Moers' Zamonia series, but first in the Dreaming Books series. I know, it's a little confusing, but I Review originally posted here.
I've been trying to write a review of this book since I finished it almost a /5. The City of Dreaming Books is a book that anyone who loves fantasy literature should run out and buy immediately. Don't get it at your local library because you'll want to have a copy of it on your shelf to lend to all of your friends or jealously re-read again and again, in which case you should buy two copies so that you can share this wonderful book around while still retaining your own Moers fix!/5(86).
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 /5(K). The City of Dreaming Books (original title: Die Stadt der Träumenden Bücher) is the fourth novel in the Zamonia series written and illustrated by German author Walter Moers, but the third to be translated into English by John Brownjohn.
The German version was released in Autumnand the English version followed in Autumn Sure, Larry McMurtry’s got his own book town in Texas, and then there’s Sedbergh and Hay-on-Wye over England way. But none of them can compare to the setting of Moers’s (Rumo and His Miraculous Adventures,etc.) semifabulous tale of treasures with no patience for the syrupy, who eschew easy puns, who upchuck when Paolo Coelho’s name comes up, are warned forthwith.
A sweeping epic of two families—one Dutch, one English—from the time when New Amsterdam was a raw and rowdy settlement, to the triumph of the Revolution, when New York became a new nation’s city of dreams.
InLucas Turner, a barber surgeon, and his sister, Sally, an apothecary, stagger off a small wooden ship after eleven weeks at sea/5(70).
The City of Dreaming Books is a book that anyone who loves fantasy literature should run out and buy immediately. Don't get it at your local library because you'll want to have a copy of it on your shelf to lend to all of your friends or jealously re-read again and again, in which case you should buy two copies so that you can share this wonderful book around while still retaining your own Moers fix!/5(90).
Optimus Yarnspinner finds himself marooned in the subterranean world of Bookholm, the City of Dreaming Books, where reading can be dangerous, and ruthless Bookhunters fight to the death. Englisch. Seller Inventory # INF More information about this seller | Contact this seller City of Dreams: The Year Epic History of Immigrant New York.
New York has been America's city of immigrants for nearly four centuries. Growing from Peter Minuit's tiny settlement of to one with more than three million immigrants today, the city has always /5.
“ A City Dreaming is maybe the most original book I’ve read, and easily one of the most entertaining. First-rate prose and laugh-out-loud writing.
I’m pretty sure Daniel Polansky is the love child of J. Rowling and Kurt Vonnegut.” —Tom Isbell, author of The Prey trilogy/5(84). City of Dreams is the saga of early Manhattan called Nieuw Amsterdam in the s. It is the tale of Turner family and all their drama.
Lucas Turner a barber surgeon and Sally Turner an apothecary are brother and sister and arrive in the new world after 11 weeks at sea.4/5.
The City of Dreaming Books is a book that anyone who loves fantasy literature should run out and buy immediately.
Don't get it at your local library because you'll want to have a copy of it on your shelf to lend to all of your friends or jealously re-read again and again, in which case you should buy two copies so that you can share this wonderful book around while still retaining your own Moers fix!/5. Posts about city of dreaming books written by karenlovestoread.
Day 1 of #inktober. I decided to draw a Bookling, one of the magical one-eyed creatures from The City of Dreaming Books. I don’t recall the author saying anything about them having markings, but I decided to give my little fella some stripes anyway.
🙂 Each Bookling is named after a fictional author created by rearranging the. The Dreaming is a fictional place, a comic book location in the DC Universe. The Dreaming first appeared in the Sandman vol. 2 #1, (January ), and was created by Neil Gaiman and Sam Kieth.
The Dreaming is the domain of Dream of the : Ongoing series. Another intriguing title led me to pick up The City of Dreaming Books, by Walter Moers. Optimus Yarnspinner is a Lindworm (that is, a dinosaur) living in the fantasy world of Zamonia. His godfather dies, leaving behind a manuscript so well written that it brings everyone who reads it to tears.
The last known whereabouts. The City of Dreaming Books is a fantasy novel by German author Walter Moers. It's a tribute to books and reading, but also chock full with Lampshade Hanging and tropes of all kinds. The novel takes place on the fictional continent of Zamonia, which is populated mainly by anthropomorphic animals or other types of imaginary creatures.
Book: The Dreaming City Chronological — The creation of the Dreaming City and Eleusinia, as well as the stories of the Awoken in and around the Dreaming City. City of Dreams follows their lives and those of their descendants -- dedicated physicians and surgeons who will shape the future of medicine and the growing city.
Rich in historical and medical detail, City of Dreams is an enthralling tale by a master storyteller, set against the panorama of a young country's struggle for freedom.
The City of Dreaming Books is a fantasy novel by German author Walter 's a tribute to books and reading, but also chock full with Lampshade Hanging and tropes of all kinds.
The novel takes place on the fictional continent of Zamonia, which is populated mainly by anthropomorphic animals or other types of imaginary creatures.
The story follows Optimus Yarnspinner.City of Dreams is peopled with memorable characters both beloved and unfamiliar, whose lives unfold in rich detail: the young man from the Caribbean who passed through New York on his way to becoming a Founding Father; the ten-year-old Angelo Siciliano, from Calabria, who transformed into Charles Atlas, bodybuilder; Dominican-born Oscar de la.The City of Dreaming Books Quotes Showing of 37 “Reading is an intelligent way of not having to think.” ― Walter Moers, The City of Dreaming Books.