The Sandman: Preludes and Nocturnes
by Neil Gaiman
In BriefThe first volume of Neil Gaiman's award-winning Sandman series of graphic novels, known for its fusion of folklore, mythology, and modern fantasy. On escaping from a 70-year imprisonment, the Lord of Dreams must recover his pouch of sand, his helm and his dreamstone – a quest that will take him to the depths of hell.
Why you should read itAnyone can enjoy the Sandman series, a unique kind of story that works on many levels. It can be read as a commentary on society, a fantasy quest, an interpretation of classic mythology and literature, or any combination of the above.