Art Of Neil Gaiman: ... Manuscripts & Personal Photographs

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Author Campbell, Hayley
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"The world is simply composed of stories."Novelist, comics writer, scriptwriter, poet, and occasional artist, there are few creative avenues Neil Gaiman hasn't ventured down—from unforgettable books likeThe Ocean at the End of the LaneandAmerican Godsto groundbreaking comics and graphic novels likeThe SandmanandViolent Cases; from big-screen fantasies likeCoralineandStardustto small-screen epics likeDoctor WhoandNeverwhere; and from short stories to songwriting, stage plays to radio plays, journalism to filmmaking, and all points in between.The Art of Neil Gaimanis the first book to tell the full story of his amazing creative life. Never-before-seen manuscripts, notes, cartoons, drawings, and personal photographs from Neil's own archive are complemented by artwork and sketches from all his major works and his own intimate recollections. Each project is examined in turn, from genesis to fruition, and positioned in the wider narrative of Gaiman's creative life, affording unparalleled access to the inner workings of the writer's mind.Utterly comprehensive, lavishly illustrated,The Art of Neil Gaimanis the fully authorized account of the life and work of one of the world's great storytellers.

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Now in paperback, the utterly comprehensive, lavishly illustrated, and fully authorized account of the life and work of one of the world’s great storytellers, Neil Gaiman.Novelist, comics writer, scriptwriter, poet, and occasional artist, there are few creative avenues Neil Gaiman hasn’t ventured down—from unforgettable books likeThe Ocean at the End of the LaneandAmerican Godsto groundbreaking comics and graphic novels likeThe SandmanandViolent Cases; from big-screen fantasies likeCoralineandStardustto small-screen epics likeDoctor WhoandNeverwhere; and from short stories to songwriting, stage plays to radio plays, journalism to filmmaking, and all points in between.The Art of Neil Gaimanis the first book to tell the full story of his amazing creative life. Never-before-seen manuscripts, notes, cartoons, drawings, and personal photographs from Neil’s own archive are complemented by artwork and sketches from all of his major works and his own intimate recollections. Each project is examined in turn, from genesis to fruition, and positioned in the wider narrative of Gaiman’s creative life, affording unparalleled access to the inner workings of the writer’s mind.