From #1New York Timesbestselling author Neil Gaiman comes a remarkable quest into the dark and miraculousin pursuit of love and the utterly impossible.
Catch a fallen star . . .
Tristran thorn promised to bring back a fallen star. So he sets out on a journey to fulfill the request of his beloved, the hauntingly beautiful Victoria Foresterand stumbles into the enchanted realm that lies beyond the wall of his English country town. Rich with adventure and magic, Stardust is one of master storyteller Neil Gaiman's most beloved tales, and the inspiration for the hit movie.
About the Author
Neil Gaiman is a #1 New York Times bestselling author of books for children and adults whose award-winning titles include Norse Mythology, American Gods, The Graveyard Book, Good Omens (with Terry Pratchett), Coraline, and The Sandman graphic novels. Neil Gaiman is a Goodwill Ambassador for UNHCR and Professor in the Arts at Bard College.
Eminently readablea charming piece of work.
Washington Post Book World
Strange . . . marvelous. . . . Stardust takes us back to a time when the world was more magical, and, real or not, that world is a charming place.
A wonderful novel . . . A pleasure to read.
Marvelous adventures . . . magical and fun.
Cleveland Plain Dealer
Thrilling. . . . Stardust reads like a mix between L. Frank Baum, the Brothers Grimm, and a Tim Burton movie script.
Dallas Morning News
Beautiful, memorable . . . A book full of marvels.
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
The multitalented author of The Sandman graphic novels and last years Neverwhere charms again, with a deftly written fantasy adventure tale set in Victorian England and enriched by familiar folk materials.
Kirkus Reviews (starred)
Sparkling, fresh, and charming. Superb.
A charming comic romance.
Dayton Daily News
Delightful...a strange yet wonderful story.
Grand Rapids Press
His finest work yet...Sometimes sparse, sometimes witty, often lyrical...prose as smooth as 12-year-old scotch.
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
[A] tale about love, danger, friendship, magic, and adventure . . . a short novel that delivers big-time satisfaction.
Detroit Free Press
A wonderful tale . . . mythic.
Denise Hamilton, Romantic Times BOOKclub
[A] beautiful book, and most of all, perfect for all ages.
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