The Sandman

The Sandman

The Dream Hunters

Book - 1999
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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.
Publisher: New York : Vertigo/D.C. Comics, 1999.
ISBN: 9781563896293
Characteristics: 126 p. :,ill. (some col.) ;,27 cm.
Additional Contributors: Amano, Yoshitaka
Alternative Title: Dream hunters


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Dec 19, 2017

The artwork is just so pretty and though the story is not as deep as what I'm used to with the Sandman series, it was still enjoyable.

Jul 03, 2014

Not what I was expecting, but very beautiful.

forbesrachel Feb 05, 2013

Elegant, and ethereal in both writing and illustrations; I cannot think of a better pair to so beautifully represent the world of dreams. This version of The Sandman is based on an old Japanese tale.

SailorSaturn Mar 28, 2011

Beautiful illustrations by Amano and love Gaiman's storytelling of an old Japanese folklore. Presents a tale involving agape love and karma.

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