Author: Neil Gaiman

Book Review: Coraline by Neil Gaiman

Book Review: Coraline by Neil Gaiman

Coraline, perhaps Neil Gaiman’s most famous work (due to the movie adaptation), is one of those books that probably everybody has to read sometime. I’ll be the first to admit that the only reason this book shot up on my to-buy and to-read list was because of the appearance of the signed limited edition slip case edition on the Book Depository (which is still available btw). It finally appeared in the mail, and what a thing of beauty! Coraline is a quick read, with its large print and beautiful and haunting illustrations. I finished it within two and a half hours, easily, and I’m not a particularly […]

Posted September 29, 2013 by Debby in Reviews / 4 Comments
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Book Review: Stardust by Neil Gaiman

Book Review: Stardust by Neil Gaiman

I finally read my first Neil Gaiman book – ever! And oh boy it was just as, if not more, beautiful as I expected. Stardust is brilliant. It reads just like a fairytale, and Neil Gaiman shows what a brilliant storyteller he is. I think Neil Gaiman’s talent is obvious by how easily he creates a story that appeals to all ages. Stardust honestly has something for everyone: romance, adventure, magical creatures, even some graphic battles. Also, it is a rather simple and straightforward story, but it’s so meticulously worked out with beautiful details and intricacies. The story is just solid. It works, and it’ll work […]

Posted September 26, 2013 by Debby in Reviews / 8 Comments
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