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The Sandman, Volume 3: Dream Country
     

The Sandman, Volume 3: Dream Country

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by Neil Gaiman, Kelley Jones (Illustrator), Malcolm Jones III (Illustrator), Charles Vess (Illustrator), Colleen (I Doran
 

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The third book of the Sandman collection is a series of four short comic book stories. In each of these otherwise unrelated stories, Morpheus serves only as a minor character. Here we meet the mother of Morpheus's son, find out what cats dream about, and discover the true origin behind Shakespeare's A Midsummer's Night Dream. The latter won a World Fantasy Award for

Overview

The third book of the Sandman collection is a series of four short comic book stories. In each of these otherwise unrelated stories, Morpheus serves only as a minor character. Here we meet the mother of Morpheus's son, find out what cats dream about, and discover the true origin behind Shakespeare's A Midsummer's Night Dream. The latter won a World Fantasy Award for best short story, the first time a comic book was given that honor.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781417686124
Publisher:
Turtleback Books
Publication date:
09/01/1991
Series:
Sandman Series , #3
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
6.70(w) x 10.10(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range:
17 Years

Meet the Author

Originally from England, Neil Gaiman now calls the United States home. He is the author of numerous New York Times bestselling novels—including Neverwhere, Stardust, American Gods and Coraline—as well as the Sandman series of graphic novels. His work has been honored with many awards internationally, including the Newbery and Carnegie Medals as well as the Hugo, Bram Stoker, and World Fantasy awards.

Brief Biography

Hometown:
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Date of Birth:
November 10, 1960
Place of Birth:
Portchester, England
Education:
Attended Ardingly College Junior School, 1970-74, and Whitgift School, 1974-77
Website:
http://www.neilgaiman.com

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The Sandman 3 : Dream Country 4.4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 27 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This is great storytelling. Boring but the best kind of boring
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
The endless are brought to life and given such rich character by everybody who put work into this. I can't believe I didn't get into this series when it first came out. I really enjoyed the first two volumes and look forward to the remaining books. This is so worth reading.
Guest More than 1 year ago
If you want to know why cats no loger rule the Earth, where a Muse is now, where Shakespeare got his ideas, how helpful Death can be, and why Tori Amos mentions Neil in her songs, read this -- and all the other Sandman books.
SleepDreamWrite More than 1 year ago
Another good volume.
AVoraciousReadr More than 1 year ago
*Book source ~ Library From Goodreads: The third book of the Sandman collection, DREAM COUNTRY continues the fantastical mythology of Morpheus, the King of Dreams. In these centuries-spanning tales, the powerful entity known as the Sandman interacts with a diverse assortment of humans, fairies, heroes, and animals as he walks the mortal plane. Including an amazing encounter with William Shakespeare and an interesting take on the origin and first performance of "A Midsummer Night's Dream," this book depicts the dreaming world of cats, the tragic life of forgotten super-heroes and the folly of imprisoning and torturing a former lover of the King of Dreams. I actually didn’t like this one as much as the other two volumes I’ve read, yet I still give it a 4 for creativity, weirdness and artwork. I like Calliope’s story the best and A Midsummer Night’s Dream the least because it doesn’t make any sense to me and I’m really not a fan of Shakespeare. I only flipped through the script for Calliope because while it was interesting, it wasn’t so interesting I wanted to take the time to read it all. In this volume: Calliope ~ Poor Calliope A Dream of a Thousand Cats ~ Very bizzare A Midsummer Night’s Dream ~ Shakespeare, Neil Gaiman-style Façade ~ Weird and a bit disturbing Script for Calliope ~ behind the stage of how this comic was written and drawn
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facade a young girl has beauty with in but not without when she trusts th wrong person she is list
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My daughter loves this series. She only wishes there were more volumes, more often.
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