The neverending story

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Doubleday, 1983 - Fiction - 396 pages
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She, awkward Bastian is amazed to discover that he has become a character in the mysterious book he is reading and that he has an important mission to fulfill.

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User Review  - electrascaife - LibraryThing

A boy finds a book that transports him into the world it describes, so that he can save it. A fun, inventive story with an excellent beginning and an excellent ending, but which does get to be a bit much in the middle - too many silly creatures and crazy adventures, really. Read full review

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User Review  - benuathanasia - LibraryThing

Having grown up on the movies, I was very confused when the "conclusion" occurred halfway through the book. Then I realized the book had been divided to make the first *two* movies in the series ... Read full review

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Children's author Michael Ende was born on November 12, 1929 in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany. He worked as an actor, director, film critic and scriptwriter before turning to writing children's books. His best known work is The Neverending Story (1979), which was adapted into a film and two sequels. Another book, Jim Knopf and Lukas the Engine, was made into both a television and radio series. Ende died in Suttgart, Germany on August 29, 1995.

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