I was there. In Wall. Watching this story unfold from the sidelines.
At least that is how I felt. Like I was in the moment. Scary, exciting moment that is was. And by moment, I mean book.
Faeries, witches, and even things you can't explain, became an essential element to the fantasy. This world. The politics. The characters. All were strong.
Neil Gaiman is a master storyteller, in my opinion. He knows how to put you there. Even in something you could never otherwise fathom. He brings strong characters to you, with a plot that has you digging in deep. Then he ties it up at the end with a perfect cherry on top. I can't wait to read more from him!
I also plan on watching the film adaption soon. I know I have seen it before, but it might be different for me this time around having read the book.