The Books of Magic 30th Anniversary Edition by Neil Gaiman

The Books of Magic 30th Anniversary Edition

The Books of Magic #0

Neil Gaiman with John Bolton (Illustrator)

224 pages missing pub info (editions)

fiction graphic novel adventurous medium-paced


The New York Times best-selling writer Neil Gaiman weaves a mesmerizing tale of the dangers and possibilities of youth in THE BOOKS OF MAGIC, illustrated by the acclaimed artists John Bolton, Scott Hampton, Charles Vess, and Paul Johnson. What are...

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adventurous 75%
dark 58%
mysterious 41%
reflective 41%
challenging 33%
emotional 8%
lighthearted 8%


medium 63%
slow 27%
fast 9%

Plot- or character-driven?

Plot: 71% | Character: 28%

Strong character development?

No: 57% | Yes: 42%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 57% | N/A: 14% | No: 14% | Yes: 14%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 42% | It's complicated: 28% | No: 28%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 85% | Yes: 14%

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