Book Review of The Neverending Story

The Neverending Story
The Neverending Story
Author: Michael Ende
Genre: Science Fiction & Fantasy
Book Type: Mass Market Paperback
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This is easily one of my favorite books. I know it's cliche to say this, but it's way better than any of the movie or TV things based on or inspired by it. Michael Ende constructed such a beautiful and rich cosmology in this book and populated it with wonderful characters and an interesting and engaging plot.

For some people this is bad, but the first movie of Neverending Story only covers about the first half of the book. Therre's a whole second half in which Bastian has a series of exciting and dangerous adventures in Fantastica or Fantasia, depending on how it's translated.

And the book has a great message about the role fiction plays in our lives.

I've read it several times and plan to read it to my daughter some day, when she has a longer attention span.