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Kot Alchemika (Der Schrecksenmeister - The Alchemaster's Apprentice)

£8.99

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Polish edition of The Alchemaster's Apprentice, by German author Walter Moers. Malaisea, the unhealthiest town in the whole of Zamonia, is home to Echo the Crat, a multi-talented creature resembling a cat in appearance but capable of speaking any language under the sun, human or animal. When his mistress dies, Echo finds himself out on the street. Dying of starvation, he is compelled to sign a contract with Ghoolion the Alchemaster, Malaisea's evil alchemist-in-chief. This fateful document gives Ghoolion the right to kill Echo at the next full moon and render him down for his fat, with which he hopes to brew an alchemical concoction that will make him immortal. In return, he promises to regale the little Crat with the most exquisite gastronomic delicacies until his time is up. But Ghoolion has reckoned without Echo's talent for survival and his ability to make new friends. These include the Leathermice, the Cogitating Eggs, the Golden Squirrel, the Cooked Ghost, Theodore T. Theodore the one-eyed Tuwituwu, and, above all, Izanuela Anazazi, the last Uggly in Malaisea. Walter Moers's magnificent translation of Optimus Yarnspinner's novel introduces us to yet another of Zamonia's hotbeds of adventure: Malaisea, a place where sick is healthy, up is down, right is wrong, and Ghoolion the Alchemaster reigns supreme - until Echo crosses his path.
Pictorial card boards and spine in pristine condition. Pictorial dust jacket in very good condition, with only mildly rubbed corners and very small tears along the edges. Tightly bound. Toned edges. Contents with underlining and margin notes (in Polish) in pencil in a few pages but otherwise clean and in excellent condition. Illustrated with fantastic black-and-white drawings by Moers himself.

Item details

Author(s):
Moers, Walter
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
24.5cm x 17.5cm
Edition:
2010
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
8324587918
ISBN-13:
9788324587919
Number of pages:
371
Publisher:
Wydawnictwo Dolnośląskie
Title:
Kot Alchemika

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Polish edition of The Alchemaster's Apprentice, by German author Walter Moers. Malaisea, the unhealthiest town in the whole of Zamonia, is home to Echo the Crat, a multi-talented creature resembling a cat in appearance but capable of speaking any language under the sun, human or animal. When his mistress dies, Echo finds himself out on the street. Dying of starvation, he is compelled to sign a contract with Ghoolion the Alchemaster, Malaisea's evil alchemist-in-chief. This fateful document gives Ghoolion the right to kill Echo at the next full moon and render him down for his fat, with which he hopes to brew an alchemical concoction that will make him immortal. In return, he promises to regale the little Crat with the most exquisite gastronomic delicacies until his time is up. But Ghoolion has reckoned without Echo's talent for survival and his ability to make new friends. These include the Leathermice, the Cogitating Eggs, the Golden Squirrel, the Cooked Ghost, Theodore T. Theodore the one-eyed Tuwituwu, and, above all, Izanuela Anazazi, the last Uggly in Malaisea. Walter Moers's magnificent translation of Optimus Yarnspinner's novel introduces us to yet another of Zamonia's hotbeds of adventure: Malaisea, a place where sick is healthy, up is down, right is wrong, and Ghoolion the Alchemaster reigns supreme - until Echo crosses his path.
Pictorial card boards and spine in pristine condition. Pictorial dust jacket in very good condition, with only mildly rubbed corners and very small tears along the edges. Tightly bound. Toned edges. Contents with underlining and margin notes (in Polish) in pencil in a few pages but otherwise clean and in excellent condition. Illustrated with fantastic black-and-white drawings by Moers himself.

Author(s):
Moers, Walter
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
24.5cm x 17.5cm
Edition:
2010
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
8324587918
ISBN-13:
9788324587919
Number of pages:
371
Publisher:
Wydawnictwo Dolnośląskie
Title:
Kot Alchemika

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