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Stardust

Neil Gaiman

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William Morrow
27 September 2016

ABBEY'S BOOKSELLER PICK ----- If you're a fan of Neil Gaiman's other books then you'll love this one. Stardust is filled with wonder, magic, witches, sky pirates and fallen stars. This charming story of self discovery even with its darker elements is a marvellously enjoyable fairytale that I love from beginning to end. Mary O'Sullivan

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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 Tristran Thorn has lost his heart to the beautiful Victoria Forester and for the coveted prize of her hand, Tristran 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...

By:   Neil Gaiman
Imprint:   William Morrow
Country of Publication:   United States
Dimensions:   Height: 188mm,  Width: 104mm,  Spine: 18mm
Weight:   159g
ISBN:   9780062564344
ISBN 10:   006256434X
Pages:   288
Publication Date:   27 September 2016
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Reviews for Stardust

Beautiful, memorable . . . A book full of marvels. --Milwaukee Journal Sentinel 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. --Philadelphia Inquirer A wonderful novel . . . A pleasure to read. --Denver Post Sparkling, fresh, and charming. Superb. --Booklist A charming comic romance. --Dayton Daily News His finest work yet...Sometimes sparse, sometimes witty, often lyrical...prose as smooth as 12-year-old scotch. --St. Louis Post-Dispatch A wonderful tale . . . mythic. --Denise Hamilton, Romantic Times BOOKclub [A] beautiful book, and most of all, perfect for all ages. --Desicritics.org on STARDUST A twisting, wondrous tale full of magic that only Neil Gaiman could have written. --Chicago Tribune The multitalented author of The Sandman graphic novels and last year's Neverwhere charms again, with a deftly written fantasy adventure tale set in Victorian England and enriched by familiar folk materials. --Kirkus Reviews (starred) Thrilling . . . Stardust reads like a mix between L. Frank Baum, the Brothers Grimm, and a Tim Burton movie script. --Dallas Morning News Marvelous adventures . . . magical and fun. --Cleveland Plain Dealer Eminently readable---a charming piece of work. --Washington Post Book World Delightful...a strange yet wonderful story. --Grand Rapids Press [A] tale about love, danger, friendship, magic, and adventure . . . a short novel that delivers big-time satisfaction. --Detroit Free Press


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