Told through breathtaking painted illustrations, this fairy tale for adults is a true masterpiece in storytelling. Now, to gain his love’s hand, he must leave behind his home and embark on a journey that will define the meaning of true love.
Neil Gaiman's Snow, Glass, ApplesDark Horse Books #ad - Neil Gaiman's Snow, Glass, Apples #ad - From the hugo, bram stoker, world fantasy, locus, nebula award-winning, and New York Times bestselling writer Neil Gaiman American Gods comes this graphic novel adaptation by Colleen Doran Troll Bridge! . A chilling fantasy retelling of the snow white fairy tale by new York Times bestselling creators Neil Gaiman and Colleen Doran!A not-so-evil queen is terrified of her monstrous stepdaughter and determined to repel this creature and save her kingdom from a world where happy endings aren't so happily ever after.
Neil Gaiman and Charles Vess' StardustVertigo #ad - Neil Gaiman and Charles Vess' Stardust #ad - To gain the hand of his beloved, tristran rashly vows to fetch the fallen star and embarks upon a lover's quest that will carry him over the ancient wall and into a world beyond his wildest imagingings. Neil gaiman and charles vess's stardust features the new york times best-selling author THE SANDMAN and one of the industry's best illustrators at the height of their creative powers.
Winner of the american library award, mythopoeic award and world fantasy Award for Best Artist!It is here in Wall that young Tristran Thorn loses his heart to the town beauty--a woman who is as cold and distant as the star she and Tristran see fall from the sky on a crisp October evening.
Neverwhere: A NovelWilliam Morrow #ad - Neil gaiman is undoubtedly one of the modern masters of fantasy writing. For those who have not read neverwhere, the new edition is the one to read, and is a fitting introduction to Gaiman’s adult fiction. American readers can experience this spellbinding, magical world the way that Neil Gaiman wanted us to all along.
Huffington postthe #1 new york times bestselling author’s ultimate edition of his wildly successful first novel featuring his “preferred text”—and including his special Neverwhere tale, “How the Marquis Got His Coat Back”. It is the story of richard mayhew, a young London businessman with a good heart and an ordinary life, which is changed forever when he discovers a girl bleeding on the sidewalk.
Neverwhere: A Novel #ad - Slipping through the cracks of reality, Richard lands in Neverwhere—a London of shadows and darkness, monsters and saints, murderers and angels that exists entirely in a subterranean labyrinth. He stops to help her—an act of kindness that plunges him into a world he never dreamed existed. Published in 1997, neil gaiman’s darkly hypnotic first novel, Neverwhere, heralded the arrival of a major talent and became a touchstone of urban fantasy.
. Neverwhere is home to Door, the mysterious girl Richard helped in the London Above. Here in neverwhere, door is a powerful noblewoman who has vowed to find the evil agent of her family’s slaughter and thwart the destruction of this strange underworld kingdom.
StardustWilliam Morrow #ad - 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. 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. Beyond that old stone wall, not even a fallen star, lies Faerie—where nothing, Tristran learns, 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.
Odd and the Frost GiantsHarperCollins #ad - A beautifully illustrated edition of the thrilling, wintry Nordic tale by Neil Gaiman and Chris Riddell, who together weave a truly magical story of legend and adventure that will grip and enchant readers from beginning to end. In his icy, ancient world there is no mercy for an unlucky soul with a crushed foot and no one to protect him.
Now our hero must reclaim thor's hammer, outwit the frost giants and release the gods…First published in 2009, Odd and the Frost Giants has been reimagined by acclaimed artist Chris Riddell in the style of his epic artwork from the New York Times bestselling The Sleeper and the Spindle. Odd, a young viking boy, is left fatherless following a raid.
Odd and the Frost Giants #ad - Fleeing to the woods, odd stumbles upon and releases a trapped bear…and then Odd's destiny begins to change. The eagle, bear, and fox odd encounters are Norse gods, trapped in animal form by the evil frost giant who has conquered Asgard, the city of the gods.
The Sleeper and the SpindleHarperCollins #ad - This is the first time it is being published as an illustrated, stand-alone edition, and the book is a beautiful work of art. In a beautiful collaboration, new york times bestselling and newbery and Carnegie Medal-winning author Neil Gaiman and Kate Greenaway-winning illustrator Chris Riddell have created a thrillingly reimagined fairy tale, "told in a way only Gaiman can" and featuring "stunning metallic artwork" GeekInsider.
Com. The result is a beautiful and coveted edition of The Sleeper and the Spindle that the Guardian calls "a refreshing, much-needed twist on a classic story. In this captivating and darkly funny tale, neil gaiman and Chris Riddell have twisted together the familiar and the new as well as the beautiful and the wicked to tell a brilliant version of Snow White's sort of and Sleeping Beauty's almost stories.
The Sleeper and the Spindle #ad - This story was originally published without illustrations in Rags & Bones Little, Brown, 2013.
Creatures of the Night Second EditionDark Horse Books #ad - Two of literary comics modern masters present a pair of magical and disturbing stories of strange creatures who are not quite what they seem! In The Price, a mysterious feline engages in a nightly conflict with an unseen, vicious foe. The daughter of owls recounts an eerie tale of a beautiful orphan girl who was found clutching an owl pellet--and how those who would do her wrong would face bizarre, unforeseen consequences.
Neil gaiman the sandman, realized in michael Zulli's lavish paintings, American Gods delivers his award-winning magic and mystery, newly re-designed in a beautiful new edition!.
Smoke and Mirrors: Short Fictions and IllusionsWilliam Morrow #ad - A stray cat fights and refights a nightly battle to protect his adoptive family from an unimagiable evil. And reflected in the funhouse mirrors of our dreams. A young couple receives a wedding gift that will reveal a chilling alternate history of their marriage. Such miraculous inventions and more await within Neil Gaiman’s first collection of short fiction, a gift of wonder and delight from one of the most unique literary artists of our day.
. In his capable hands, magic is no mere illusion, but a powerful means to reveal the nature of our humanity obscured in the smoke of our fears and anxieties. The astonishing and impressive first collection of short stories from New York Times bestselling author Neil Gaiman An elderly widow finds the Holy Grail beneath an old fur coat in a second-hand store.
Smoke and Mirrors: Short Fictions and Illusions #ad - . Beneath a bridge by the railroad tracks, a frightened little boy bargains for his life with a most persistent troll.
InstructionsHarperCollins #ad - Instructions #ad - Sometimes, we need those two things the most" Brightly. Com, citing "books that teach Kids What It Means to Be a Kind Person". In this breathtaking picture book, neil gaiman's lyrical poem guides a novice traveler through the enchanted woods of a fairy tale—through lush gardens, a formidable castle, and over a perilous river—to find the way home again.
Illustrated in full color by Charles Vess, Instructions features lush images of mythical creatures, magical landscapes, and canny princesses. Its message of the value of courage, wit, and wisdom makes it a perfect gift. A perfect reminder to always be on the lookout for magic and wonder.
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It includes new topics and writing prompts, and each chapter now ends with a list of recommended readings that exemplify the craft elements discussed, allowing for further study. Moving from freewriting to final revision, atmosphere, ” characterization, imagery, dialogue, plot, the book addresses “showing not telling, and point of view.
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And who knows what future favorite will get her start reading this edition? And the examples and quotations throughout the book feature a wide and diverse range of today’s best and best-known creators of both novels and short stories. This book is a master class in creative writing that also calls on us to renew our love of storytelling and celebrate the skill of writing well.
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