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The Resource Stardust : being a romance within the realms of faerie, story by Neil Gaiman ; pictures by Charles Vess

Stardust : being a romance within the realms of faerie, story by Neil Gaiman ; pictures by Charles Vess

Label
Stardust : being a romance within the realms of faerie
Title
Stardust
Title remainder
being a romance within the realms of faerie
Statement of responsibility
story by Neil Gaiman ; pictures by Charles Vess
Title variation
Neil Gaiman and Charles Vess' Stardust
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In a Victorian-era tale of magic and romance, young Tristran Thorn falls in love with the town beauty and must go on an incredible coming-of-age journey in order to capture her heart. Living in the small countryside town of Wall, one night Tristran vows to his beloved to retrieve a fallen star that they witnessed crashing down from the heavens. 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. Told through breathtaking painted illustrations, this fairytale for adults is a true masterpiece in storytelling
Summary
Living in a Victorian countryside town overshadowed by an imposing stone barrier, Tristran is compelled to retrieve a fallen star for the woman he loves and crosses to the wondrous other side of the barrier, where he encounters dangerous rivals for the star
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • Alex Award, 2000.
  • Booklist Editors' Choice: Adult Books for Young Adults, 1999.
  • Mythopoeic Award for Adult Literature, 1999.
  • YALSA Best Books for Young Adults, 2000
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
002678
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Gaiman, Neil
Dewey number
813/.54
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Intended audience
Mature Readers
LC call number
PS3557.A3519
LC item number
S73 1998
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
970
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Vess, Charles
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
England
Target audience
adult
Label
Stardust : being a romance within the realms of faerie, story by Neil Gaiman ; pictures by Charles Vess
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
ocm38658932
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
4 v.
Isbn
9781563894701
Isbn Type
(softcover)
Lccn
98231688
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
System control number
(OCoLC)38658932
Label
Stardust : being a romance within the realms of faerie, story by Neil Gaiman ; pictures by Charles Vess
Publication
Control code
ocm38658932
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
4 v.
Isbn
9781563894701
Isbn Type
(softcover)
Lccn
98231688
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
System control number
(OCoLC)38658932

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