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The Neverending Story Bastian Balthazar Bux, a boy who feels he is small and insignificant, discovers, through the pages of an old book, The Neverending Story, a world, Fantasy, that is falling into decay The great task of making things well again falls on Bastian


About the Author: Michael Ende

Michael Andreas Helmuth Ende was a German writer of fantasy and children s literature He was the son of the surrealist painter Edgar Ende.Ende was one of the most popular and famous German authors of the 20th century, mostly due to the enormous success of his children s books However, Ende was not strictly a children s author, as he also wrote books for adults Ende claimed, It is for this child in me, and in all of us, that I tell my stories, and that my books are for any child between 80 and 8 years qtd Senick 95, 97 Ende s writing could be described as a surreal mixture of reality and fantasy The reader is often invited to take ainteractive role in the story, and the worlds in his books often mirror our reality, using fantasy to bring light to the problems of an increasingly technological modern society.Ende was also known as a proponent of economic reform, and claimed to have had the concept of aging money in mind when writing Momo He was interested in and influenced by anthroposophy Die unendliche Geschichte The Neverending Storyis Ende s best known work Other books include Momo and Jim Knopf und Lukas der Lokomotivf hrer Jim Button and Luke the Engine DriverMichael Ende s works have been translated intothan 40 languages and soldthan 20 million copies, and have been adapted into motion pictures, stage plays, operas and audio books.He died in Stuttgart of stomach cancer.AKA Greek



10 thoughts on “The Neverending Story

  1. Greg Greg says:

    One of my favorite books of all time this one is definitely closest to my heart I ve certainly read itthan any other Ender s Game being a close second Which is interesting because it s almost nothing like any of my other favorites besides maybe Watership Down Maybe it s because it s the first main character I was able to truly identify with Or maybe because Bastian does what I had always dreamed of as a child, since the day I started reading to enter


  2. Mark Lawrence Mark Lawrence says:

    Read this to my daughter recently A very mixed bag.First off I should say that although the book was written in 1979 it reads as though it were written in 1939 The translator has consistently reached for the most complicated high falutin word available and as a result the child s book ends up unreadable incomprehensible to many modern kids I m not one for dumbing down, but this goes the other way pointlessly.I saw the film around the time it came out years a


  3. Manybooks Manybooks says:

    Although I have read this bookthan twenty times, I have, until now, never actually written a longer andinvolved review for Michael Ende s utterly amazing The Neverending Story I have also never read it in English I first read it in German in the early 80s, I believe, and I have reread it regularly over the years Die unendliche Geschichte is thus truly one of my all time favourite German children s literature books I love adore everything about this novel, including


  4. Ahmad Sharabiani Ahmad Sharabiani says:

    Die Unendliche Geschichte The never ending story, Michael Ende The Neverending Story is a fantasy novel by German writer Michael Ende, first published in 1979 An English translation, by Ralph Manheim, was first published in 1983 The novel was later adapted into several films The book centers on a boy, Bastian Balthazar Bux, a overweight and strange child who is neglected by his father after the death of Bastian s mother While escaping from some bullies, Bastian bursts int


  5. Bradley Bradley says:

    Re Read, 4 10 20 After yet another re read, I ve come to a simple conclusion I decided to write fiction because I loved this story so much I figured it out as a kid when I saw this movie for the first time.So, why is that Because every work of fiction is a collaboration between the writer and the reader In this case, it s between a reader and the written word and the actual reader of both and the uber reader, all of whom include each one of us, create this world anew.We are the


  6. Steven Medina Steven Medina says:

    Este es mi libro favorito Lo amo desde lo m s profundo de mi coraz n La Historia Interminable significa mucho para m Este libro siempre me recordar a Javier, mi hermano, porque l fue quien me lo recomend hace varios a os y gracias a ese hecho es que ahora amo los libros con todo mi coraz n Este es un texto que nos enamora de los libros Me encanta como escribe Michael Ende, y aunque solo he le do Momo y dos veces La Historia Interminable, en esas ocasiones he terminado muy conmovido y l


  7. Kalin Kalin says:

    , The first and still most luminous story that urged me to stop running away from my life into books and start weaving books back into my life If this sounds too abstract, consider the Human Library a child of The Neverending Story, a sister of Moonchild.This book made me polish my German enough to read it in the original And make notes of important mistakes in the Bulgarian translation It made me itch to create a MUSH, where no two lands of Fantasti , The first and still most luminous story


  8. Ben Ben says:

    I loved most of what I read, yet I m stopping on page 352 I just can t continue And you know, I m not entirely sure why I can t continue I just know that I can t But I have a theory.Having loved the movie version of this in my youth, the whole story is etched into the part of my psyche that deals with childhood that time when so much is new where much in the world is observed through an inner wonder of the mind and a stirring of the soul a magical state, by adult standards Freud may ha I loved most


  9. Melissa ♥ Dog/Wolf Lover ♥ Martin Melissa ♥ Dog/Wolf Lover ♥ Martin says:

    I liked the movie better than the book I do love how all the chapters started with the alphabet Mel I liked the movie better than the book I do love how all the chapters started with the alphabet Mel


  10. Dan Schwent Dan Schwent says:

    This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here The Nothing is devouring Fantastica bit by bit and The Childlike Empress tasks Atreyu with stopping it Meanwhile, holed up in his school s attic, Bastian Balthazar Bux reads a purlorned book and soon finds himself pulled into The Neverending Story Not too long ago, I bought my wife tickets to see the rerelease of The Dark Crystal in the theater and we got to talking about fantasy movies from the 1980s, which lead to rewatching The Nev


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