At the edge of the city, in the ruins of an old amphitheatre, there lives a little homelss girl called Momo. Momo has a special talent which she uses to help all her friends who come to visit her. Then one day the sinister men in grey arrive and silently take over the city. Only Momo has the... show more
At the edge of the city, in the ruins of an old amphitheatre, there lives a little homelss girl called Momo. Momo has a special talent which she uses to help all her friends who come to visit her. Then one day the sinister men in grey arrive and silently take over the city. Only Momo has the power to resist them, and with the help of Professor Hora and his strange tortoise, Cassiopeia, she travels beyond the boundaries of time to uncover their dark secrets.
Publish date: February 4th 1986
Pages no: 227
Edition language: English
, Young Adult
, Science Fiction
, European Literature
, German Literature
A lot of people are preoccupied with time: How it should be spent, how it can be saved, and how to make sure it isn't wasted. Have you ever accused someone of stealing your time? Momo is the only person who is able to resist the allure of the grey men who are time thieves. An already unique child, M...
Es mi primer libro de Michael Ende y se lo recomiendo a todas las edades. Lejos de ser un cuento de fantasía o ficción en la realidad tristemente muchos nos hemos convertido en ahorradores de tiempo. Basta decir que el mensaje que deja es muy bonito y nos lleva a reflexionar.Se lee rápido y es un cu...
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Al leer este libro y pensar en que se baso Ende al escribirlo, me doy cuenta cuánta razón hay. Pues al ritmo en el que va la sociedad actual llegará el día en que no nos quedará tiempo para absolutamente nada, todo lo realizaremos "a la carrera", en el menor tiempo posible y cuando sintamos el día s...
One day I want to be the concept artist on the film version. One of my favourite stories - lyrical, relevant, beautiful. Far more than a simple children's book.
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