The Neverending Story
'Holy horseshoes!' he muttered, and tried to sit up. 'How long have I been lying here?'
Small and insignificant Bastian Balthazar Bux is nobody's idea of a hero, least of all his own. One day, whil immersed in the pages of an old book, he discovers a mysterious world of enchantment - but a world that is falling into decay. The great task of making things well again falls on Bastian and so begins a dazzling, magical adventure.
A rich, enjoyable read...drawing in the most potent elements of fairytale myth, and invented fantasy Observer
Michael Ende, born in 1929, was one of the most popular German authors of the 20th Century, captivating children with his extraordinary fantasy stories including Momo, an orphan girl's search for the meaning of time. The NeverEnding Story (1979) has been translated into more than 30 languages, made into a hit movie in 1984, and remains a much-loved, international bestseller. Michael Ende died in 1995.