Friday, September 6, 2013

Seven top novels of 1998

At The Barnes & Noble Book Blog Nicole Hill tagged seven top novels of 1998, including:
Stardust, by Neil Gaiman

Gaiman’s rendition of a sweet old-fashioned fairy tale is his standard fare: the surreal meets the familiar, magic is complemented by charming reality. Don’t be fooled: it may be fluffy on the outside, but the quest to find one’s Heart’s Desire can be bitingly funny. Not to mention, it introduces a phenomenal naming strategy for large families: on Primus, on Secundus, on Tertius…
Read about the other books on the list.

--Marshal Zeringue