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It was fun, exciting and funny.
While Mr. Moers did an excellent job of translating from Yarnspinner's original text, much credit has to go to John Brownjohn who did the English translation.
A fantasy tale for adults who yearn for the books they read in their youth, City of Dreaming Books was an inspiration for me as a writer and a lover of books.
I absolutely love Walter Moers, so naturally this was another fun read for me.Published 1 month ago by Kimberly
So only my second ever review, but I feel compelled to sing this book's praises after criticising its sequel (sorry Moers, I do love you). Read morePublished 3 months ago by Ellie Equizi
Walter Moers can tell a story. If you like fantasty, if you like to just sit back and let someone spin you a wonderful yarn, I can't recommend this man enough. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Grazelda
... I suppose. That reader might be a middle-schooler reading way ahead of grade level. I have a hard time calling this YA because of the relatively tame adventure, cartoony... Read morePublished 3 months ago by wiredweird
Take you favorite fantasy book. Now imagine if the author took LSD and wrote a new book. Now multiply the imagination of that book by a thousand, and the ensuing creation begins to... Read morePublished 5 months ago by Lazare Herzi
This book is really fantastic. It is adult fiction with a dark humor. The author's imagination is truly like no other. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Cortnac
Fun world building but not a ton of personality. The writer clearly has a ton of imagination, but I didn't feel a lot of heart behind it. Mostly enjoyable, though.Published 7 months ago by Danielle Sherman
I don't know what made me read this book, as it really is not my sort of thing. Nevertheless, I stuck with it all the way, and it was fun and clever ... to a point. Read morePublished 11 months ago by td Whittle
Was advertised as new condition, which is was for the most part - except for some scrunced (for lack of a better term) up pages at the beginning of the book. Maybe 5 or 6. Read morePublished 14 months ago by jbrown499