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Death: The High Cost of Living - Dave McKean, Chris Bachalo, Mark Buckingham, Tori Amos, Neil Gaiman
Death: The High Cost of Living
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Teenager Sexton Furnival is contemplating suicide when he is befriended by death. Death herself is being hunted by evil forces which prey on her new vulnerability now that she is human. Meanwhile, Mad Hettie threatens to kill Death's suicidal friend if Death won't help her find her heart.
Teenager Sexton Furnival is contemplating suicide when he is befriended by death. Death herself is being hunted by evil forces which prey on her new vulnerability now that she is human. Meanwhile, Mad Hettie threatens to kill Death's suicidal friend if Death won't help her find her heart.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9781852864989 (1852864982)
Publisher: Titan Books
Pages no: 104
Edition language: English
Series: Death of the Endless (#1)
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shell pebble
shell pebble rated it
4.0 Girl next door
Gaiman's cute-goth graphic short-story sensibly suggests that an awareness of and engagement with death can help us to live more passionately and compassionately. It's fun and thought provoking and attractively drawn - lovely young adult read.
Randolph "Dilda" Carter
Randolph "Dilda" Carter rated it
3.0 Death: The High Cost of Living
A bit of fluffy fun about Death's one day each century as a mortal. Madcap and zany adventures in NYC ensue as Didi looks for Hettie's heart and shows a suicidal kid a good time. People die along the way, some songs get sung, and some toys get played with, people get record deals, Death loses her ...
sixthreezy readsies
sixthreezy readsies rated it
4.0 Death: the High Cost of Living
Why couldn't Dream make an appearance?
Kaethe
Kaethe rated it
The only problem is that the stories aren't long enough. There is a warmth and affection for humanity that really shines through Death.
Tower of Iron Will
Tower of Iron Will rated it
4.0
Death was the breakout character from Gaiman's Sandman series. When it came time to do a Death miniseries the author could have done something epic like the death of the universe, but instead he chose to tell an extremely down to earth story about Death spending an ordinary day with an average teen...
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