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It is 1856, and beyond the rural English village of Wall is the enchanted kingdom of Stormhold that no one ever ventures into except to attend a Faerie market every nine years. One fateful night, Tristan Thorn ventures over the wall to retrieve a fallen star for the beautiful Victoria who has pro... Read More »
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“She says nothing at all, but simply stares upward into the dark sky and watches, with sad eyes, the slow dance of the infinite stars.”
― Neil Gaiman, Stardust
"They have said that the Lilim were dead before now, but they have always lied. The squirrel has not yet found the acorn that will grow into the oak that will be cut to form the cradle of the babe who will grow to slay me."
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Tristran Thorn falls in love with the prettiest girl in town. She says she'll marry him if he finds find the falling star they both watched streak across the night sky, so he heads out into the perilous land of faerie, where not everything is what it appears.
Tristran Thorn makes a promise to bring back a fallen star and lands himself in an adventure involving a magic ruby, witches and the quest for the throne of a magic kingdom.
The 2007 film based on this novel stars Claire Danes, Michelle Pfeiffer and Robert De Niro.
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