I love Neil Gaiman and I loved the film Stardust so when I discovered that the original novel was by Mr Gaiman himself it immediately fell onto my Lust List. I’m not sure why I haven’t read it yet, I actually have Liberty’s copy sat on my bookshelf (along with a mountain of other books waiting to be read) but I’ve just not picked it up. Soon. Soon I will.
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 Tristan Thorn has lost his heart to the beautiful Victoria Forester, but Victoria is cold and distant as the star she and Tristan see fall from the sky one evening. For the prize of Victoria’s hand, Tristan vows to retrieve the star for his beloved. It is an oath that sends the lovelorn swain over the town’s ancient wall and into a world that is dangerous and strange beyond imagining…
What books are you lusting after this week?