Life moves at a leisurely pace in the tiny town of Wall - named after the imposing stone barrier which separates the town from a grassy meadow. Here, young Tristran Thorn has lost his heart to the beautiful Victoria Forester and for the coveted prize of her hand, Tristran vows to retrieve a fallen star and deliver it to his beloved. It is an oath that sends him over the ancient wall and into a world that is dangerous and strange beyond imagining...Includes extra material exclusive to this Headline edition.
A breathtaking and magical novel from a master storyteller
'In prose that dances and dazzles, Gaiman describes the indescribable: the eerie colours, ravishing scents and dangerous laughter of Faerie' -- Susanna Clarke
Neil Gaiman was born in England but now lives in Minneapolis, in a big house of uncertain location where he grows exotic pumpkins and accumulates computers and cats. His previous books include, NEVERWHERE, SMOKE AND MIRRORS, GOOD OMENS (written with Terry Pratchett) and the New York Times bestseller AMERICAN GODS, which won the Hugo, Nebula, Bram Stoker, SFX and Locus awards.