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The City Of Dreaming Books
The City Of Dreaming Books
 
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Author : Walter Moers
Publisher : Vintage
ISBN# : 0-436-20609-9
Pages : 455
Price :INR 758
Offer Price:INR 675
 
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Optimus Yarnspinner, a young Zamonian writer, inherits very little from his beloved godfather apart from an unpublished short story by an unknown author. This manuscript proves to be such a superb piece of writing that he can’t resist the temptation of investigate the mystery surrounding the author’s identity. The trail takes him to Bookholm, the so-called City of Dreaming Books. On entering its streets, our hero feels as if he has opened the door of a gigantic second-hand bookshop containing millions of musty old volumes. His nostrils are assailed by clouds of book dust, by a hint of acidity reminiscent of lemon trees in flower, the stimulating scent of ancient leather, and the acrid, intelligent tang of printer’s ink.
 
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