The Sandman: The Doll's House - Neil Gaiman Reviews
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Newest Review: ... the tragic consequences of this. What is clever about this is that it helps us feel sympathy for Morpheus, who at times is a ... more
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by - written on 14/10/08 (Very useful, 62 readings)
The Doll's House is the second volume of Neil Gaiman's 'Sandman' series. It follows Preludes and Nocturnes and comes before Dream Country. You don't need to know this, but it took me ages to read them in the right order and I think it's better when you do. Once again, there are seperate stories linked with a through-plot. Having regained his freedom and control of his realm, Dream (Morpheus) seeks to gain control of the creatures that inhabit people's dreams and nightmares. It turns out, four of them are missing, including a particularly nasty character called 'The Corinthian'. There is also a seemingly ordinary girl who seems to be drawing these dreams ... Read the complete review
by - written on 05/09/07, updated on 05/09/07 (Very useful, 157 readings)
The second collection of Neil Gaiman’s ‘The Sandman,’ originally the first to be released, is once again dominated by a large and intricate plot spread over a number of issues, with a couple of issues taking time out to explore other areas. With the general introductions now out of the way, ‘The Doll’s House’ aims to expand the scope of Gaiman’s story, both for its own self-contained uses and for the future of the series, while also developing a slightly obsessive preoccupation with self-reference, tying up loose threads from earlier in the continuity and elsewhere in the extensive DC universe that readers likely were never aware were dangling in the first place, ... Read the complete review
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