The City of Dreaming Books

The City of Dreaming Books

By Walter Moers; John Brownjohn (Translator)

Overlook Press, Hardcover, 9781585678990, 455pp.

Publication Date: September 6, 2007

The author of "13 1/2 Lives of Captain Bluebear" transports readers to a magical world. 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.

About the Author
Walter Moers was born in 1957 and is a writer, cartoonist, painter, and sculptor. The world of Zamonia that he created is currently being adapted for the screen. He lives in Hamburg, Germany.

John Brownjohn is an award-winning translator.