Author: Neil Gaiman, illustrated by Yoshitaka AmanoPages: 128
Reading Level: 7th and up
Edition: Paperback, 2000 (1999)
Beautifually haunting, both in text and illustration. Typically Gaiman. And I am a sucker for his style. The tenderness of a tragic love is revealed with poetic, dream-like prose. Gaiman is masterful in conjuring up not only paradoxical phrases, but paradoxical imagery and emotions: we find beauty in the macabre, humor in the tragic, hope in the despairing...