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 qInvisible Theater.q Astonishingly inventive, amusing, and engrossing, this is a captivating story from the wild imagination of Walter Moers.This additionally lent the subject a theatrical element, namely, a stage that was visible at a glance. The players? A few hundred ... its store of pollen home. There were shelves full of instructions for the manufacture of puppets out of wood, paperanbsp;...
|Title||:||Labyrinth of Dreaming Books: A Novel|
|Publisher||:||The Overlook Press - 2013-10-29|