The 13 1/2 Lives of Captain Bluebear
[a Novel]Downloadable Audiobook - 2010
"A bluebear has twenty-seven lives. I shall recount thirteen and a half of them in this book but keep quiet about the rest," says the narrator of Walter Moers's epic adventure. "Mine is a tale of mortal danger and eternal love, of hair's breadth, last-minute escapes...." Welcome to the fantastic world of Zamonia, populated by all manner of extraordinary characters, including Minipirates, Hobgoblins, Babbling Billows, the Spiderwitch, the Troglotroll, and the Mountain Maggot. It's a land of imaginative lunacy and supreme adventure, wicked satire and epic fantasy, all mixed together and turned on its head. Playful enough for young adult readers, yet as intricate and engaging as any work of literary fiction, The 13 1/2 Lives of Captain Bluebear has the plot of a novel and the spontaneity and humor of a vintage comic book, making it an instant cult classic.
Publisher: [United States] : Blackstone Audio, Inc. : Made available through hoopla, 2010
Branch Call Number: Streaming Hoopla Audiobook
Characteristics: 1 online resource (1 audio file (16hr., 11 min.)) : digital
Alternative Title: Thirteen and a half lives of Captain Bluebear