Author: Neil Gaiman
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.
In the sleepy English countryside at the dawn of the Victorian era lies the village of Wall — a secluded hamlet that derives its name from an imposing stone barrier that surrounds a fertile grassland. The lesiurely pace in Wall is disrupted only once every nine years as the mortal and magical meer upon the meadow for a market fair like no other.
It is here in Wall that young Tristan Thorn loses his heart to the town beauty — a woman who is as cold and distant as the star she and Tristan see fall from the sky on a crisp October evening. To gain the hand of his beloved, Tristan rashly vows to fetch the fallen star and embarks upon a lover’s quest that willl carry him over the ancient wall and into a world beyond his wildest imaginings…
A tale of romance, magic, and glamour, the multiple award-winning Neil Gaiman’s Stardust is a spellbinding story, lyrically written by a master of the craft.