The Truth Is a Cave in the Black Mountains: A Tale of Travel and Darkness with Pictures of All Kinds
A revolutionary multimedia collaboration among storyteller, illustrator, and musicians, this digital edition of Neil Gaiman’s story is narrated by the author, accompanied with an original score by FourPlay String Quartet, and brought to vivid life through illustrations by renowned artist Eddie... show more
A revolutionary multimedia collaboration among storyteller, illustrator, and musicians, this digital edition of Neil Gaiman’s story is narrated by the author, accompanied with an original score by FourPlay String Quartet, and brought to vivid life through illustrations by renowned artist Eddie Campbell.* * *
You ask me if I can forgive myself?I can forgive myself . . .
And so begins The Truth Is a Cave in the Black Mountains, a haunting story of family, the otherworld, and a search for hidden treasure. This gorgeous full-color illustrated book version was born of a unique collaboration between New York Times bestselling author Neil Gaiman and renowned artist Eddie Campbell, who brought to vivid life the characters and landscape of Gaiman’s award-winning story. In this volume, the talents and vision of two great creative geniuses come together in a glorious explosion of color and shadow, memory and regret, vengeance and, ultimately, love.
. . . for many things. For where I left him.For what I did.
Publisher: William Morrow
Pages no: 80
Edition language: English
For more reviews, check out my blog: Craft-CycleA well-written and perfectly crafted story that is pure Gaiman. I loved it. It was lovely and haunting and sad and suspenseful and just all around a great story. As usual, Gaiman also did a fantastic job reading it. I always feel like I'm curled up lis...
This is a graphic story telling of a dwarf who asked a man to be his guide. As the story progress, the conversation grew darker. The man wanted to go into a cave, known to have treasure. Now, the intention of this guide is to kill the man when he brought out the gold. There is no good person ...
I listened to this audio, read to me by Neil as a string quartet played in the background and the book was over before I knew it. I think the music helped set the tone for this novel and I really enjoyed both the music and listening to Neil read me his story. This novel reminded me of a fable or fai...
The string quartet that accompanied this audio added depth and drama to the narration as author Neil Gaiman read this novel to me. I really enjoyed the sounds that came forth from their instruments: the eeriness of the unknown, the rush of the feet over the dry plains, the fortitude of certain indiv...
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