PREVIEW – RW Dana: Hunters of Dreams by Neil Gaiman and Yoshitaka Amano
The Sandman is a colossal series of ten volumes, which he revealed to the public Neil Gaiman: made almost entirely from comic books, includes this short novel, based on a japanese legend and masterfully illustrated by Yoshitaka Amano.
The version in the volume, created for the celebration of the tenth anniversary of the Sandman, is a rarity sought after by collectors, and now back in a revised and enriched with a new introduction.
A monk lived in solitude beside a temple on the slopes of a mountain. It was a temple small, and the monk was young, and the mountain was not the most beautiful nor the most majestic of Japan.
This was the beginning of the troubled love story that sees the intertwining of the destinies of a young hermit monk and a magical fox from the changing aspect, set in a world of fantasy and dream.
The ambiguous creature, at first ready to use his powers to trap the man, is discovered in a second moment, madly in love with him and devoted to his noble soul, and the pacific.
When a dire omen will fall on the monk, and I guess the unscrupulous ordirà a terrible plan for the sake of restoring the death and steal his serenity, fox will not hesitate to give up his most precious treasure, and to use all his creativity while saving it. Endangering his own life.
Is Neil Gaiman's best that we find in this fine novel from the dark atmosphere and threatening, where the fear, the mystery, the spirits and echoes of the supernatural lurk in every page, full of suspense and tension to the narrative. A history of the cultured and the adventurous where the real blends with the dream, enriched by the exceptional illustrations of Yoshitaka Amano, japanese artist of worldwide fame.
And you can read the first chapter of the novel here.
The hunters of dreams by Neil Gaiman, illustrated by Yoshitaka Amano
Translation of Daniele Brolli, DANA, September 2017
Output: August 26/September 14, 2017
Age 13+ | P. 144 | Price 15,90 €
A volume of rare and sophisticated, which is finally back in the library over the years, and that can be appreciated by all, regardless of whether or not you know the Sandman series.
The hunters of Dreams has won in the 1999 Bram Stoker Award for fiction, illustrated, and is entered into nomination, in 2000 for the Hugo Award, a prize awarded every year by the sci-fi fans.
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