Questions tagged [momo]

Questions about the fantasy novel 'Momo' (also known as 'The Grey Gentlemen'; 1973) by the German author Michael Ende. Use this tag with the [michael-ende] tag.

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Who or what is Cassiopeia?

In Michael Ende's Momo, the tortoise Cassiopeia seems to be something of a mystery. Even Professor Hora is easier to grasp: he appears to be a sort of personification of time itself, sending everyone'...
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Where is Momo set?

Every time I start to read the opening paragraphs of Michael Ende's Momo, I think for a moment "wait, is this set thousands of years ago and I forgot?" before realising those paragraphs are only ...