Archives by Tag 'Neil Gaiman'

Review: ‘American Gods’ by Neil Gaiman

By oldenglishrose - Last updated: Sunday, January 15, 2012

When I came to select a book to read after finishing Anderby Wold, I don’t think I could have picked something much more different than Neil Gaiman’s  had I been trying deliberately to do so.  The former is provincial, understated, realistic and oh so English, while the latter is sweeping, outrageous, mythological and (despite its [...]

Review: ‘Stardust’ by Neil Gaiman

By oldenglishrose - Last updated: Saturday, November 13, 2010

Title: Author: Neil Gaiman Published: Headline Review, 2005, pp. 214.  Originally published 1999. Genre: Fantasy Blurb: In the sleepy English countryside at the dawn of the Victorian era, life moves at a leisurely pace in the tiny town of Wall.  Young Tristran Thorn has lost his heart to the beautiful Victoria Forester, but Victoria is [...]