The Sandman: The Dream Hunters

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Vertigo/D.C. Comics, 1999 - Comics & Graphic Novels - 126 pages
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Written by Neil Gaiman; Art by Yoshitaka Amano Featuring striking painted artwork, this love story, set in ancient Japan, tells the story of a humble young monk and a magical, shape-changing fox who find themselves romantically drawn together. As their love blooms, the fox learns of a devilish plot by a group of demons to steal the monk's life. With the aid of Morpheus, the King of All Night's Dreamings, the fox must use all of her cunning and creative thinking to foil this evil scheme and save the man that she loves. This book also boasts an eight page section highlighting Yoshitaka Amano's amazing painted art.

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This is masterful storytelling at its finest. - Goodreads
Blargh. Unsatisfying ending. - Goodreads
Neil Gaiman is a stunning writer. - Goodreads
The plot is thick, complicated, and messy. - Goodreads
Some of the best artwork yet too. - Goodreads
Although the resolutions are curiously unformed. - Goodreads

Review: The Sandman, Vol. 9: The Kindly Ones (The Sandman #9)

User Review  - Carrie - Goodreads

Each volume keeps getting better and simultaneously makes me more depressed knowing I'm closer to finishing the series. Read full review

Review: The Sandman, Vol. 9: The Kindly Ones (The Sandman #9)

User Review  - Cin Farfán - Goodreads

The dreamlord is dead :( Read full review

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About the author (1999)

Neil Richard MacKinnon Gaiman was born in Portchester, England on November 10, 1960. Gaiman worked as a journalist and freelance writer for a time, before deciding to try his hand at comic books. Some of his work has appeared in publications such as Time Out, The Sunday Times, Punch and The Observer. His first comic endeavor was the graphic novel series The Sandman. It is the comic book he is most famous for and the series has won every major industry award, including nine Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards, three Harvey Awards, and the 1991 World Fantasy Award for best short story, making it the first comic ever to win a literary award. He writes both children and adult books. His adult books include Stardust, which won the Mythopoeic Award as best novel for adults in 1999; American Gods, which won the Hugo, Nebula, Bram Stoker, SFX, and Locus awards; and Anansi Boys. His children's books include The Day I Swapped My Dad for Two Goldfish; Coraline, which won the Elizabeth Burr/Worzalla, the BSFA, the Hugo, the Nebula, and the Bram Stoker awards; The Wolves in the Walls; and The Graveyard Book, which won the Newbery Award in 2009. He also co-wrote Good Omens with Terry Pratchett.

Yoshitaka Amano is a Japanese artist whose style and talents in a variety of media have won him acclaim worldwide.

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