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Mr Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore - Robin Sloan
Mr Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore
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Format: Paperback
ASIN: B00MF14LHA
Publisher: Atlantic Books
Edition language: English
Category:
Contemporary
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Blyth Book Blog
Blyth Book Blog rated it
5.0 Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore
The most delightful book I've read in a long time. That's partly because so much of it just clicked with my interests - books, fonts, Google and the digitization of the world, the Ruby programming language, and mysteries. It was the humor that made it particularly fun, though. If you like Terry Pra...
Joelle's Bibliofile
Joelle's Bibliofile rated it
3.5 Cerebral Mystery
Clay Jannon, newly unemployed, stumbles upon a mysterious bookshop during his frequent wanderings through the streets of San Francisco. The Help Wanted sign in the window seems like a sign of fate and he feels drawn into the bizarrely shaped store filled primarily with antique one-of-a-kind texts. ...
Sheila's Reads
Sheila's Reads rated it
5.0 MR. PENUMBRA'S 24-HOUR BOOKSTORE by Robin Sloan
I loved this book! It starts slow with Clay explaining how he got to Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore but when he decides there is a mystery about it and it's decided lack of customers it picks up. As I followed Clay and his friends around as they try to unravel the mystery of the bookstore and Mr. ...
A Reading Vocation
A Reading Vocation rated it
3.0 Book 8/100: Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore by Robin Sloan
Even though I am a book lover, novels that are supposed to pay homage to books never quite do it for me. There is just something to "fangirl/fanboy" about it all -- and in this book it was especially bad because the author also spent the majority of the book gushing over Google and tech culture. I w...
Bella's Wonderworld
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4.0 Rezension | Die sonderbare Buchhandlung des Mr. Penumbra von Robin Sloan
In Robin Sloan’s Roman „Die sonderbare Buchhandlung des Mr. Penumbra“ geht es wie man sich bei dem Titel bereits denken kann um Bücher, aber auch um Buchliebhaber eine Buchhandlung und eine geheime Gesellschaft, die, man kann es kaum glauben auch mit Büchern zu tun hat. Es gibt eine kleine Geschic...
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