Young Tristran Thorn will do anything to win the cold heart of beautiful Victoria—even fetch her the star they watch fall from the night sky. But to do so, he must enter the unexplored lands on the other side of the ancient wall that gives their tiny village its name. Beyond that old stone wall,... show more
Young Tristran Thorn will do anything to win the cold heart of beautiful Victoria—even fetch her the star they watch fall from the night sky. But to do so, he must enter the unexplored lands on the other side of the ancient wall that gives their tiny village its name. Beyond that old stone wall, Tristran learns, lies Faerie—where nothing, not even a fallen star, is what he imagined. From #1 New York Times bestselling author Neil Gaiman comes a remarkable quest into the dark and miraculous—in pursuit of love and the utterly impossible.
Publish date: August 29th 2006
Publisher: William Morrow Paperbacks
Pages no: 248
Edition language: English
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.
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...
I saw the movie before I read the book and that kind of spoiled it because a lot is different between them. I still enjoyed the book and consider it one of Gaiman's really good ones. The premise is Tristan, a village boy, loves the stuck-up girl in town, but she only has eyes for a boy with her ow...
This was fun. Neil Gaiman's voice is like honey. I could listen to him talk all day. There were a lot of similarities with the movie, but obviously a lot of differences too. I think in the end, I like the movie more. First, the movie has Captain Shakespeare and the book does not. That's one star o...