Tristran Thorn's falling star has turned out to be a very angry young woman, crippled by a broken leg and mysteriously bound to carry the very object that caused her injury. With little understanding of what he faces, Tristran must begin his journey back to the village of Wall--and retain his nerve as sinister forces vying for the star converge on a mountain inn.
In a Victorian-era tale of magic and romance, young Tristran Thorn falls in love with the town beauty and must go on an incredible coming-of-age journey in order to capture her heart. Living in the small countryside town of Wall, one night Tristran vows to his beloved to retrieve a fallen star that they witnessed crashing down from the heavens. Now to gain his love's hand, he must leave behind his home and embark on a journey that will define the meaning of true love. Told through breathtaking painted illustrations, this fairytale for adults is a true masterpiece in storytelling storytelling.