StardustBook - 2006
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multcolib_lauralw Jun 17, 2016
When Tristan Thorn promises to bring back a fallen star to his beloved, he stumbles into an enchanted faery realm filled with magic and adventure.
multcolib_susannel Nov 25, 2014
When Tristan Thorn promises to bring back a fallen star to his beloved Victoria, he stumbles into an enchanted realm filled with magic and adventure.
A young man crosses over the forbidden stone wall at the edge of his village into another world, having told his lady love that he'll retrieve a falling star for her. In the other world, he finds that he is not alone in his quest for the star. As of 08/14, it's also available on audiobook CD.
multcolib_lauralw May 01, 2014
In the quiet English hamlet of Wall, Tristran Thorn embarks on a remarkable journey through the world of Faerie to recover a fallen star for his lover, the hauntingly beautiful Victoria Forester.
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.
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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."
“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.
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