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Author: Neil Gaiman and Charles Vess'
Publisher: Canada DC Comics 1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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In the sleepy English countryside at the dawn of the Victorian era lies the village of Wall - a secluded hamlet that derives its name from an imposing stone barrier that surrounds a fertile grassland. The leisurely pace in Wall is disrupted only once every nine years as the mortal and magical meet upon the meadow for a market fair like no other. It is here in Wall that young Tristran Thorn loses his heart to the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Neil Gaiman and Charles Vess'
ISBN: 9781563894701 156389470X
OCLC Number: 779035400
Description: SUGGESTED FOR MATURE READERS Paperback

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In the sleepy English countryside at the dawn of the Victorian era lies the village of Wall - a secluded hamlet that derives its name from an imposing stone barrier that surrounds a fertile grassland. The leisurely pace in Wall is disrupted only once every nine years as the mortal and magical meet upon the meadow for a market fair like no other. It is here in Wall that young Tristran Thorn loses his heart to the town beauty - a woman who is as cold and distant as the star she and Tristan see fall from the sky on a crisp October evening. To gain the hand of his beloved, Tristan rashly vows to fetch the fallen star and embarks upon a lover's quest that will carry him over the ancient wall and into a world beyond his wildest imaginings ...

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