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The Truth Is a Cave in the Black Mountains (Enhanced Multimedia Edition)

A Tale of Travel and Darkness with Pictures of All Kinds

illustrated by Eddie Campbell

About the Book

A revolutionary multimedia collaboration among storyteller, illustrator, and musicians, this digital edition of Neil Gaiman’s story is narrated by the author, accompanied with an original score by FourPlay String Quartet, and brought to vivid life through illustrations by renowned artist Eddie Campbell.

* * *

You ask me if I can forgive myself?
I can forgive myself . . .

And so begins The Truth Is a Cave in the Black Mountains, a haunting story of family, the otherworld, and a search for hidden treasure. This gorgeous full-color illustrated book version was born of a unique collaboration between New York Times bestselling author Neil Gaiman and renowned artist Eddie Campbell, who brought to vivid life the characters and landscape of Gaiman’s award-winning story. In this volume, the talents and vision of two great creative geniuses come together in a glorious explosion of color and shadow, memory and regret, vengeance and, ultimately, love.

. . . for many things. For where I left him.
For what I did.

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Critical Praise

“There is a stark simplicity in Mr. Gaiman’s prose in this deceptively dark tale of how far men will go to achieve their heart’s desire only to find that the achievement pales in comparison to the desiring.” —Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

“Gaimain (Anansi Boys) has crafted a fresh story of magic, humanity, loyalty, and memories ‘waiting at the edges of things,’ where lost innocence can be restored as long as someone is willing to bear the cost.” —Publishers Weekly (starred review) on THE OCEAN AT THE END OF THE LANE

“Part fable, part fairy tale and part cautionary tale, The Ocean at the End of the Lane is by turns hauntingly beautiful, painfully intense, funny, witty, wise, scary, and heart wrenchingly sad.” —SFRevu on THE OCEAN AT THE END OF THE LANE

“A terrifying shift in the nature of things lies at the heart of Neil Gaimain’s rich new novel.” —The Guardian on THE OCEAN AT THE END OF THE LANE

“Poignant and heartbreaking, eloquent and frightening, impeccably rendered, it’s a fable that reminds us how our lives are shaped by childhood experiences, what we gain from them and the price we pay.” —Kirkus Reviews (starred review) on THE OCEAN AT THE END OF THE LANE

“[T]here isn’t much Gaiman can’t do when it comes to writing.” —Denver Post on ANANSI BOYS

“A hybrid of folk tale and farce that freely partakes of the comic wealth in each, slipping effortlessly back and forth between them . . . Anansi Boys is Gaiman’s tribute to [Anansi’s] trickster spirit, as nimble and resourceful as his own imagination.” —Salon on ANANSI BOYS

“Original, engrossing, and endlessly inventive; a picaresque journey across America where the travelers are even stranger than the roadside attractions.” —George R. R. Martin on AMERICAN GODS

Product Details

  • ISBN: 9780062365309
  • ISBN 10: 0062365304
  • Imprint: William Morrow
  • On Sale: 06/17/2014
  • Pages: 80
  • List Price: 13.99 CAD
  • BISAC1: FICTION / Fantasy / General
  • BISAC3: FICTION / Literary

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