Now a major motion picture—this charming fairy tale by the #1 New York Times bestselling author, weaves a magical story set long ago in the tiny English village of Wall, a place where things are not quite what they seem.Go and catch a falling star . . .Tristran Thorn promises to bring back a... show more
Now a major motion picture—this charming fairy tale by the #1 New York Times bestselling author, weaves a magical story set long ago in the tiny English village of Wall, a place where things are not quite what they seem.Go and catch a falling star . . .Tristran Thorn promises to bring back a fallen star for his beloved, the hauntingly beautiful Victoria Forester—and crosses the wall that divides his English country town from another, more dangerous world of lords and witches, all of them in search of the star. Rich with adventure and magic, Stardust is one of master storyteller Neil Gaiman's most beloved tales.“Eminently readable—a charming piece of work.” —Washington Post Book World“Beautiful, memorable . . . A book full of marvels.” —Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Format: Mass Market Paperback
Publish date: 2016-09-27
Publisher: William Morrow
Pages no: 288
Edition language: English
Narrated by Neil Gaimain I liked this better as an audiobook. I'm not sure whether it's the format or just the reread but the stuff that puzzled me the first time around made more sense this time.
I kind of fell down a rabbit hole and finally peeked out. I finished this up the other day and promptly forgot about it. Sorry to say, but the movie was indeed better when reading the source material to the movie "Stardust." I like the idea of an adult fairy tale, but man, this was not for me at all...
Delightful. And the rare case where watching the movie made the book feel even richer.
Incredible.I was there. In Wall. Watching this story unfold from the sidelines.At least that is how I felt. Like I was in the moment. Scary, exciting moment that is was. And by moment, I mean book.Faeries, witches, and even things you can't explain, became an essential element to the fantasy. This w...
Stardust is a wonderful little fairy tale of a story. It has magic spells and evil witches and falling stars and captive nymphs and an ordinary, well-meaning, naïve boy who goes on a quest for true love. Best of all, this audiobook is read by Neil Gaiman himself, and he is my absolute favorite for a...