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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Great illustrations and great story! - Goodreads
Totally horrid introduction though. - Goodreads
Gaiman's storytelling is oddly fascinating. - Goodreads
Not my cup of tea with a confusing ending - Goodreads
The plot was delicious and the characters fascinating. - Goodreads
Perfect feel to the artwork... - Goodreads

Review: The Sandman, Vol. 5: A Game of You (The Sandman #5)

User Review  - Kelly - Goodreads

Neil Gaiman is a rockstar of the writing world. The only guarantee of a good book needed is his name on the cover. The only reason this didn't get 5 stars is because the creepy gave way to campy for a ... Read full review

Review: The Sandman, Vol. 5: A Game of You (The Sandman #5)

User Review  - Karyad - Goodreads

Short version: it's goddamn poignant, creepy as hell, and you should read it. Long version: Sandman #5 is a departure from the previous volumes. #1 and #2 are sweeping but, while disturbing, I didn't ... 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. Gaiman writes both children and adult books. His most recent adult title, The Ocean at the End of the Lane, has won numerous awards, most notably: the British National Book Awards, Book of the Year for 2013, and the Locus Award for Best Fantasy Novel for 2014 . His other 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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