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Stardust

Stardust

Stardust is an enchanting and enthralling novel from Sunday Times bestseller and master storyteller Neil Gaiman. ‘Charming in every sense of the word, and deeply satisfying’ (Time Out), it will delight fans of Terry Pratchett and J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Hobbit, as well as those who loved the feature film starring Robert De Niro, Claire Danes, Rupert Everett and Michelle Pfeiffer among others.

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 . . .
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Genre: Fiction & Related Items / Modern & Contemporary Fiction (post C 1945)

On Sale: 30th September 2010

Price: £8.99

ISBN-13: 9780755380022

Reviews

In prose that dances and dazzles, Gaiman describes the indescribable: the eerie colours, ravishing scents and dangerous laughter of Faerie
Susanna Clarke
A very fine and imaginative writer
The Times
A new fairy tale about a young man's hunt for his heart's desire, told in clear, rolling prose
Guardian
Like all fairytales, the prose is beautifully simple while the sheer density of the mythology is breathtaking
List
Charming in every sense of the word, and deeply satisfying
Time Out
A new fairy tale about a young man's hunt for his heart's desire, told in clear, rolling prose
<i>Guardian</i>