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'Book Mountain' lets Netherlands readers explore pyramid of paper

13 November 2012 Last updated at 01:12 GMT

A new public library in the Netherlands called Book Mountain has been winning plaudits from architects for its striking design.

A mountain of 50,000 books covered by a glass shell, the building just outside Rotterdam is shaped like a pyramid.

Anna Holligan went along to visit what its architects think could be the world's biggest bookcase.

Video Journalist: Suraj Patel. Stills courtesy Jeron Musch.