STARDUST (Roca Editorial Novela) (Spanish Edition)

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El joven Tristan Thorn está dispuesto a hacer cualquier cosa para conquistar el frío corazón de su amada Victoría, incluso a prometerle que le conseguirá la estrella que ambos ven caer una noche. Para cumplir su palabra, Tristán deberá cruzar el muro que separa su pueblo del País de las Hadas, un vasto territorio donde nada se parece a lo que él ha conocido, donde ni siquiera las estrellas tienen forma de estrella y donde los duendes y los espectros campan a sus anchas. En ese mágico lugar, el joven no sólo hará cambiar su futuro, sino que también descubrirá cosas de su pasado que no podía imaginar. Con la ayuda de un unicornio, un barco pirata que surca el cielo, un árbol muy sabio y una florecita de cristal... ¿conseguirá Tristan el amor de su dama? / Gaiman, author of a Neverwhere and the graphic novel series ""The Sandman,"" has created an original and well-written fairy tale. Young Tristran Thorn has grown up in the isolated village of Wall, on the edge of the realm of Faerie. When Tristran and the lovely Victoria see a falling star during the special market fair, Victoria impulsively offers him his heart's desire if he will retrieve the star for her. Tristran crosses the border into Faerie and encounters witches, unicorns, and other strange creatures. Library Journal Movie features: Sienna Miller, Rupert Everett, Robert De Niro, Michelle Pfeiffer and Peter O'Toole.

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Stardust received starred reviews from Booklist, Kirkus and Publishers Weekly, and critical acclaim from many other widely read publications, such as The Washington Post and Chicago Tribune.

COMENTARIO/REVIEWS

Español:

"Neil Gaiman es una caja de sorpresas, y tenemos suerte de tenerle en nuestro medio. Se fecundidad, unida a la calidad general de su trabajo, es maravillosa a la vez que intimidadora." –Stephen King

"Es un maestro. Nadie en su campo es mejor que el." –Peter Straub

"Gaiman es una estrella. Construye historias como un cocinero demente podria crear un pastel de bodas, poniendo capa sobre capa, incluyendo todo tipo de dulces, y amargos, en la mezcla. " –Clive Barker

English:

"Eminently readable—a charming piece of work." –Washington Post Book World

"A beautiful, memorable work." –Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

"Strange...marvelous...magical." –Philadelphia Inquirer

"A twisting, wondrous tale full of magic." –Chicago Tribune

"His finest work yet...Sometimes sparse, sometimes witty, often lyrical...prose as smooth as 12-year-old scotch." –St. Louis Post-Dispatch

"A pleasure to read." –Denver Post

"A charming comic romance...Gaiman is a storytelling titan whose range, like his imagination, knows no bounds." –Dayton Daily News

"Marvelous...a tumble of adventures...as comfortable and familiar as a mug of hot cider on a blustery winter night." –Cleveland Plain Dealer

"The multitalented author of The Sandman graphic novels and last year's Neverwhere charms again, with a deftly written fantasy adventure tale set in early Victorian England and enriched by familiar folk materials. 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, for kids of all ages." –Kirkus Reviews

"Stardust is a beautifully written fairy tale for adults (and precocious children) which will refresh even the most deflated sense of wonder. It's a shimmering, shining, iridescent treasure for readers to cherish." –Paula Guran, Event Horizon

"Gaiman gently borrows from many fine fantasists--for starters, from Andersen, Tolkien, Macdonald, and, for the framing device, Christina Rossetti in her "Goblin Market" --but produces something sparkling, fresh, and charming. . ." –Booklist

"For more than a decade, Gaiman has been helping readers grapple with reality by offering fantastic worlds in visionary graphic novels like The Sandman, occasional short stories and his bestselling first prose novel, Neverwhere. Here, Gaiman extends his range by offering a novel-length fairy tale, one that abounds in wonder and lessons. This novel is at once a magical adventure, a charming love story and a fable about attaining one's heart's desire which, in Gaiman's world, is seldom what one thinks it to be. Grounding his narrative in mythic tradition, Gaiman employs exquisitely rich language, natural wisdom, good humor and a dash of darkness to conjure up a fairy tale in the grand tradition." –Publisher’s Weekly

"YA. An old-fashioned fairy tale full of mythic images, magic, and lyrical passages. While the bones of the story--the hero, the quest, the maiden are traditional, Gaiman offers a tale that is fresh and original. Though the plot begins with disparate threads, by the end they are all tied together and the picture is complete. The resolution is satisfying and complex, proving that there is more to fairy tales than ‘happily ever after.’" –School Library Journal "Gaiman, author of Neverwhere (LJ 6/15/97) and the graphic novel series The Sandman, has created an original and well-written fairy tale. This is a refreshingly creative story with appealing characters that manages to put a new twist on traditional fairy-tale themes. Appropriate for almost any age and a good bet for the medium-to-large public library." –Library Journal

It was listed by Publishers Weekly, Barnes & Noble, and Amazon editors as one of the best books of the year.

The book appeared on Locus and Amazon lists of bestselling titles for 1999.

Dimension Films has purchased the film rights to Stardust.

In August 1999 Stardust was awarded the prestigious Mythopoeic Award as best novel for adults.

About the Author:

AUTHORBIO: Durante los quince anos de su carrera, Neil Gaiman ha sido uno de los mejores guionistas de comics modernos y un novelista de best-seller. Como guionista de la serie de fantasia The Sandman gano todos los premios del campo y, ademas, el World Fantasy Award a la mejor historia corta, en 1991, lo que convirtio a The Sandman n19 en el primer comic en ganar un premio literario en la historia. La serie The Sandman fue ilustrada por varios dibujantes, como Dave McKean, Mark Hempel, Jill Thompson y John J. Muth. Gaiman saco a la venta una antologia de historias cortas llamada Humo y espejos y escribio el guion en ingles de la pelicula de animacion japonesa La Princesa Mononoke. Ha escrito tambien muchos libros infantiles como El Dia que Cambie a Mi Padre por Dos Peces de Colores, Coraline y The Wolves in the Wall, todos ellos ilustrados por Dave McKean.

During the course of a fifteen-year writing career, Neil Gaiman has been one of the top writers in modern comics, and a best-selling novelist. As creator/writer of the epic DC Comics fantasy series The Sandman, he won every major award in the field and, in addition, won the 1991 World Fantasy Award for the best short story, making 'The Sandman' #19 the first comic ever to win a literary award. The Sandman series has been illustrated by numerous artists, among them Dave McKean, Marc Hempel, Jill Thompson and Jon Muth. Gaiman released a collection of short stories, 'Smoke & Mirrors', and wrote the English language screenplay for the record-breaking Japanese film 'Princess Mononoke'. He has written a number of acclaimed children's books, including 'The Day I Swapped My Dad for a Goldfish', 'Coraline' and 'The Wolves in the Wall', all illustrated by Dave McKean.

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