Stardust: A novel by Neil Gaiman

When it comes to fantasy, I don’t have another choice b it Neil Gaiman’s works. I’m not only amazed by his wild imagination, but also by the way he paints fantasy and magic with his words. While reading his novels, I often take a short stop, a pause, only to create my own visual projection, my mental image, on the characters he created. Such stop is never boring, actually. In fact, I discover it as something necessary. One thing I learn from Neil Gaiman is a great writer always embraces his readers’ capacity and inner desire to have their own fantasy. I have this thought after reading his works such as Stardust and Neverwhere. Here, I want to share my experience with Neil Gaiman’s Stardust.

Written in concise manner, Stardust consists of complex mixtures: Love; magic; adventure; eternal life; curse; and fight for power. The story is started when a young man named Dunstan Thorn visited Faerie Market and met his first love, Una, who happened to be cursed by a witch named Semele. Nine months later, in the town of Read more

Alice Through the Looking Glass

Iracebeth is longing for The Chronosphere, something belongs to Time. She wants it to get her life back.

Shocking incident has the ability to change the way we perceive everything. The world has become worse than ever when it happens since, at that moment, we are lack of self-confidence. Anybody who finds someone to boost that innate spirit of human’s life is considered lucky. This has been the central theme of the Alice Through the Looking Glass, the latest Sacha Baron Cohen’s movie and the sequel to the Alice in Wonderland made in 2010.

Having shown herself as a brave and successful naval captain of East India Company (EIC), Alice Kingsleigh (Mia Wasikowska) is shocked after knowing the fact that her mother has sold 10 percent of his father’s stock to her former lover, Hamish Ascot (Lee Bill). The mother, Helen Kingsleigh (Lindsay Duncan), wants her daughter to have normal life like common woman of her era. She must stop being a captain, and surrender to Read more


Weasel being interrogated at his bar by Angel Dust.

Wade Wilson (Ryan Reynolds) is a former special forces soldier who spends his after-service years protecting the weak. A paid service. Then he meets Vanessa (Morena Baccarin) who changes his boring life. Everything turns different since he is diagnosed cancer. Depressed, he leaves Vanessa to get Read more