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The Sandman: Endless Nights


By Neil Gaiman and various artists [This is an old piece of writing that I discovered, which I thought should be included in my exhaustive compilation of posts about things I have read/viewed/played.] Neil Gaiman’s Sandman series was a significant touchstone in my comic book reading life, and remains a favourite after all these years. However, it was with a…

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From A Library: The Graveyard Book


By Neil Gaiman There’s a quote on the front of the book – ‘The best book Neil Gaiman has ever written’ Diana Wynne Jones – and she may have a point. Gaiman has written some great comic books, excellent short stories (as well as not so good ones) and some very good books (I liked Neverwhere, I loved American Gods,…

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Neil Gaiman Week: Stardust (The Film)


Finally, here on Neil Gaiman Week, we come to the raison d’etre for a week of posts about Neil Gaiman – the film adaptation of Stardust arriving in the UK. Even though the film has been promoted on other factors – the ‘Britishness’ of the film, the director (who happens to be married to a supermodel), the stars involved –…

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Neil Gaiman Week: Stardust (The Book)


Stardust – Being a Romance Within the Realms of Faerie by Neil Gaiman and Charles Vess I remember when I first got this book – I was exchanging some comic books for new material, including Stardust. I hadn’t read it before, but I knew that Gaiman had written it and Vess had illustrated it – what else did I need…

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Neil Gaiman Week: Neverwhere (The Book)


My chronological memory is rather hazy, which is a shame; when I remember actual things, I do have a strong sense of the memory. I can’t recall when I went to a reading/Q&A by Neil Gaiman – I think it was soon after I returned to London, which would be about mid to late 1990s but I wouldn’t swear to…

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