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0 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 5 0.00 (0 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Neil Gaiman Narrator: Neil Gaiman Publisher: HarperCollins Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: October 2012 ISBN: 9780062237781
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Tristran Thorn will do anything to win the cold heart of beautiful Victoria Forester—even fetch her the star they watch fall from the night sky. 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. Beyond that stone barrier, Tristran learns, lies Faerie—and the most exhilarating adventure of the young man’s life.

From #1 New York Times bestselling author Neil Gaiman comes a tale of the dark and miraculous—a quest for true love and the utterly impossible.

This special gift edition includes an introductory note by Neil Gaiman.

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Quotes & Awards

  • “Eminently readable—a charming piece of work.”

    Washington Post Book World

  • “A twisting, wondrous tale full of magic.”

    Chicago Tribune

  • “Marvelous adventures...magical and fun.”

    Cleveland Plain Dealer

  • “Strange...marvelous...Stardust takes us back to a time when the world was more magical, and, real or not, that world is a charming place.

    Philadelphia Inquirer

  • “Thrilling...Stardust reads like a mix between L. Frank Baum, the Brothers Grimm, and a Tim Burton movie script.”

    Dallas Morning News

  • “[A] tale about love, danger, friendship, magic, and adventure...A short novel that delivers big-time satisfaction.”

    Detroit Free Press

  • “A wonderful novel...A pleasure to read.”

    Denver Post

  • “His finest work yet...Sometimes sparse, sometimes witty, often lyrical...prose as smooth as twelve-year-old scotch.”

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch

  • “Beautiful, memorable...A book full of marvels.”

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

  • “Gaiman is known for his fanciful wit, sterling prose, and wildly imaginative plots, and Stardust is no exception. Gaiman’s silver-tongued narration vividly brings this production to life. Like the bards of old, Gaiman is equally proficient at telling tales as he is at writing them, and his pleasant British accent feels like a perfect match to the material. Gaiman’s performance is an extraordinary achievement—if only all authors could read their own work so well.”

    Publishers Weekly (starred audio review)

  • “A charming comic romance.”

    Dayton Daily News

  • “An utterly charming fairy tale...Stardust is a perfect read-aloud book, a brand-new fairy tale you’ll want to share with a kid, or maybe hoard for yourself.”

    Amazon.com editorial review

  • “Gaiman captures the magic and ethereality of his own work with a light touch and tender tone...One senses the book flowing through his voice and his pen, as though he were telling it for the first time in this performance. The effect works perfectly.”


  • “Sparkling, fresh, and charming. Superb.”


  • “An original and well-written fairy tale.”

    Library Journal

  • “An old-fashioned fairy tale full of mythic images, magic, and lyrical passages...Satisfying and complex.”

    School Library Journal

  • “A deftly written fantasy adventure tale...There are dozens of fantasy writers around reshaping traditional stories, but none with anything like Gaiman’s distinctive wit, warmth, and narrative energy. Wonderful stuff.”

    Kirkus Reviews

  • Winner of the 1999 Mythopoeic Award for Adult Literature
  • Winner of the 2000 YALSA Alex Award
  • A USA Today Bestseller
  • A 1999 Locus Award Nominee
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About the Author
Author Neil Gaiman

Neil Gaiman is the author of several #1 New York Times bestsellers, including Norse Mythogy, The Ocean at the End of the Lane, and Anansi Boys, and others, as well as the Sandman series of graphic novels. His fiction has received Newbery, Carnegie, Hugo, Nebula, World Fantasy, and Will Eisner awards. His novel American Gods aired as a TV series in 2017. Originally from England, he lives in the United States, where he is a professor at Bard College.