This book is beautiful in every way that a book can be – it has gorgeous prose, rich illustrations, and is, in addition, an extremely pleasing physical object. Even the dust-cover is gorgeous, and supports the overall aesthetic. It joins my small collection of books that are almost too beautiful to read.
I didn’t seek it out – I hadn’t even heard of it until it arrived at my doorstep. It came as a present, marking no particular event or anniversary. It was an extremely welcome surprise. Continue reading “The Sleeper and the Spindle – Neil Gaiman”