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The Sandman: Fables and Reflections Summary
Neil Gaiman

Everything you need to understand or teach The Sandman by Neil Gaiman.

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The Sandman: Fables and Reflections Summary

Plot Summary

THE SANDMAN: FABLES AND RECOLLECTIONS is a compilation of comic books about the popular DC/Vertigo comics character the Sandman. All are written by Neil Gaiman, but illustrations are by various artists. The nine stories included were originally sold as individual comic books in the 1990s.

The stories vary in settings, ranging from the golden ages of Rome and Baghdad to present day. The common denominator in all the stories is that Dream has some role to play in each.

The fact that eight of the nine stories were based on some historical fact adds more interest. Gene Wolfe, in his introduction to the book, claims that a reader will learn more historical information about the first and only emperor of the United States by reading "Three Septembers and a January." The only stories that are truly born of imagination, with no character of historic reference, is "The...

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The The Sandman: Fables and Reflections Study Pack contains about 61 pages of study material in 3 products, including:

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