Review of The City of Dreaming Books by Walter Moers


Check out this review of the book, The City of Dreaming, by Walter Moers via the Insane Owl blog.

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Review of The City of Dreaming Books by Walter Moers
Translated from the German text by John Brownjohn
Reviewed by Fiza Pathan

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This book was a treat! It was so bookish and literary that it became one of the best books about books that I’ve read in my lifetime. This was the first time I picked a book written by Walter Moers, and I am so glad that I did it. The City of Dreaming Books is a creative blend of many genres out of which literary fantasy stands out most beautifully. It is an intellectual book about a place called Bookholm, which probably every book lover would wish to go to and stay there forever as it’s the city dedicated solely to books. Whether it’s the bookish cafes for writers or the antiquarian bookstalls, this city called Bookholm is the place every reader, writer, publisher, bookseller and anyone who…

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