The Truth Is a Cave in the Black Mountains: A Tale of Travel and Darkness with Pictures of All Kinds

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Price
$21.99  $20.45
Publisher
William Morrow & Company
Publish Date
Pages
80
Dimensions
8.2 X 8.0 X 0.6 inches | 1.0 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780062282149

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About the Author

Neil Gaiman is the New York Times bestselling and multi-award winning author and creator of many beloved books, graphic novels, short stories, film, television and theatre for all ages. He is the recipient of the Newbery and Carnegie Medals, and many Hugo, Nebula, World Fantasy, and Will Eisner Awards. Neil has adapted many of his works to television series, including Good Omens (co-written with Terry Pratchett) and The Sandman. He is a Goodwill Ambassador for the UN Refugee Agency UNHCR and Professor in the Arts at Bard College. For a lot more about his work, please visit: https: //www.neilgaiman.com/

Eddie Campbell is best known for drawing and publishing From Hell (with writer Alan Moore). His various comic creations include the semi-autobiographical Alec, the Bacchus series, and the graphic novel The Lovely Horrible Stuff. Born in Scotland, he lives in Australia.
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