By Walter Moers
A fantastical new comedian experience from the writer of the overseas best–seller, The 131/2 Lives of Captain Bluebear.
In a global among legend and dream, in a time among formative years and maturity, Walter Moers narrates the exhilarating adventures of 12–year–old Gustave, a boy who aspires to be an excellent artist. yet first, Gustave needs to pit himself opposed to giants and a Siamese dual twister. he'll additionally stumble upon the main substantial of All Monsters, rescue a stunning damsel from a dragon, traverse a woodland swarming with evil spirits, navigate a Galactic Gully, and meet a dream princess, a conversing horse, or even his personal self. Having made a guess with demise for not anything under his existence and soul, Gustave needs to commute from the earth to the moon and again in one evening. utilizing drawings from the paintings of Gustave Doré, the main profitable illustrator of the nineteenth century, Walter Moers has once more created a wondrous, completely enthralling story.
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So what if she was wearing an ugly face? Like Shay always said in training, the bubbleheads had it all wrong: It didn’t matter what you looked like. It was how you carried yourself, how you saw yourself. Strength and reflexes were only part of it-Shay simply knew that she was special, and so she was. Everyone else was just wallpaper, a blurred background of listless chatter, until Shay lit them up with her own private spotlight. “Come on,” Fausto whispered, pulling Tally away from the thickening crowd.
The dead weight thudded into her arms-the special bones as hard as a sack of baseball bats-and sent her sprawling to the ground. ” she whispered, but it was Tachs. Tally glanced up. The hoverboard was ten meters up now, hopelessly out of reach, Shay’s limp form wrapped around David’s sneak-suited darkness in an awkward embrace. ” Tally screamed as the hoverboard rose still higher. Then her ears caught the snap of a bowstring, and she threw herself to the ground again. The arrow missed wildly-whoever had fired it was running.
Its lifting fans spun to life as she crossed the city’s border. “Need to borrow your ride. ” Another grunt reached her ears as Ho’s bracelets brought his fall to a halt. “Tally! What the-” “They’ve got Shay Fausto, too. Tachs is back in the Trails, unconscious. ” Ho’s voice was fading as Tally shot out into the wild, leaving the city’s network repeaters behind. She scanned the horizon and caught distant flickers of infrared, like two glowing eyes ahead-Fausto and Shay. The hunt was still on. “We got jumped.