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    • The Draper's Daughter

    • By: Ellin Carsta, John Brownjohn - translator
    • Narrated by: Lauren Ezzo
    • Length: 8 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 45
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    Cologne, 1351: Elisabeth and Stephen Hardenstein are twins, but they could not be more different. While Elisabeth is inspired by the family business, absorbing everything her father shows her about the cloth trade, Stephen enjoys a leisurely life and pays little attention to their father's teachings. Elisabeth recognizes her true vocation as a tradeswoman, and though the odds are stacked against her, she pursues her passion.

    Regular price: $10.49

    • A Wild Ride Through the Night

    • By: Walter Moers, John Brownjohn (translator)
    • Narrated by: Bronson Pinchot
    • Length: 4 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 24
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    In the wake of the breakout successes of Walter Moers’ The 13½ Lives of Captain Bluebear, Rumo & His Miraculous Adventures, and The City of Dreaming Books, Moers is back with this fourth book, the tumultuous tale of a little boy and his encounter with Death.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • one of

    • By swyrlgirl on 11-12-17

    Regular price: $17.47

    • The City of Dreaming Books

    • By: Walter Moers, John Brownjohn (translator)
    • Narrated by: Paul Michael Garcia
    • Length: 19 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 120
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 105
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 108

    Optimus Yarnspinner inherits from his godfather an unpublished manuscript by an unknown writer and sets off to track down the mysterious author, who disappeared into Bookholm—the so-called City of Dreaming Books. Yarnspinner falls under the spell of this book-obsessed metropolis, where an avid reader and budding author can find any number of charming attractions: priceless signed first editions, salivating literary agents, and for-hire critics.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Entertaining and Fun

    • By melody333 on 07-20-11

    Regular price: $31.47

    • The Alchemaster's Apprentice

    • A Culinary Tale from Zamonia by Optimus Yarnspinner
    • By: Walter Moers, John Brownjohn (translator)
    • Narrated by: Bronson Pinchot
    • Length: 13 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 59
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    Malaisea, the unhealthiest town in the whole of Zamonia, is home to Echo the Crat, a multitalented 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.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • What a ride!

    • By fadednotebook67 on 02-18-11

    Regular price: $25.17

    • Fisher of Souls

    • By: Hanni Münzer, John Brownjohn - translator
    • Narrated by: Emily Sutton-Smith
    • Length: 10 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 27
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      4 out of 5 stars 24
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 23

    Called to investigate an ancient secret long kept buried by the church, the Bishop of Bamberg is found brutally murdered, tortured to death by medieval means. His nephew, Lukas - a young Jesuit priest living in Rome - is summoned by the superior general of his order for a special mission: retrieve a cache of long-hidden documents that could rock Christianity to its core.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Just Average

    • By Lia on 10-28-17

    Regular price: $10.49

    • The Swedish Cavalier

    • By: Leo Perutz, John Brownjohn (translator)
    • Narrated by: Peter Ganim
    • Length: 6 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
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    A thief and a nobleman, both down on their luck, cross paths on a bitter winter’s day in 1701. One, known locally as "The Fowl-Filcher," is fleeing the gallows; the other, the callow Christian von Tornefeld, has escaped execution to fight for his Swedish king. Neither will reach his destination. Sent with a message to secure aid for von Tornefeld, the thief falls in love with his companion’s secret fiance.

    Regular price: $19.95

    • The Last Voyage of Sigismund Skrik

    • By: Karsten Flohr, John Brownjohn - translator
    • Narrated by: Jeff Cummings
    • Length: 5 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Widely known as "master hairdresser of the seven seas," Sigismund Skrik is famous both as an artist of the scissors and comb, and as the soul of discretion. Not only will he give clients new, life-changing looks - he also gets to know all their secrets. But the days of transatlantic sailing are numbered. It's 1879, and Europeans immigrating to the United States are starting to prefer the huge new steamships that make the crossing ten times as fast.

    Regular price: $10.49