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A beautiful legend for adults or children, the story of a boy who chases a fallen star and get so much more than he bargains for! Gaiman is a master storyteller, one of the best in this genre and this gentle adventure is an absolute gem. Simple and short, magical and exciting, I can only hope the film will follow it faithfully!
Life moves at a leisurely pace in the tiny town of Wall - named after the imposing stone barrier which separates the town from a grassy meadow. Here, young Tristan Thorn has lost his heart to the beautiful Victoria Forester and for the coveted prize of her hand, Tristan vows to retrieve a fallen star and deliver it to his beloved. It is an oath that sends him over the ancient wall and into a world that is dangerous and strange beyond imagining...
Publication date: 04/10/2007
Publisher: Headline Publishing Group
|Publication date:||4th October 2007|
|Publisher:||Headline Publishing Group|
|Genres:||eBook Favourites, Sci-Fi and Fantasy,|
|Categories:||Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945),|
Neil Gaiman is the acclaimed and award-winning author of the novels American Gods, Stardust, Anansi Boys, Neverwhere, Coraline, and The Graveyard Book. Winner of the Hugo, Nebula and Bram Stoker Awards, his work has been adapted for film, television, and radio, including Stardust (2007) and the BAFTA-winning and Oscar-nominated animated feature film Coraline (2009). He has written scripts for 'Doctor Who' and collaborated with Terry Pratchett, and The Sandman is already established as one of the classic graphic novels. As George R. R. Martin says, 'There's no one quite like Neil Gaiman'.Author photo © Kimberley ButlerMore About Neil Gaiman