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For questions about The Neverending Story, a German fantasy novel by Michael Ende, published in 1979. Its German title is Die unendliche Geschichte. It has various adaptations, including three films.

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Was Falkor influenced by East Asian dragons?

Falkor reminds me of East Asian dragons, in terms of his appearance and being a luck dragon. But I only see a mention that it has been drawn to look like one. I'm wondering about clear influences or ...
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Who or what was the Childlike Empress?

I’ve only read The Never Ending Story and, from what I can recall all creatures of Fantastica are equal, in the sense of having been created by the imagination of a human in one of the “cycles” on the ...
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Which in-print editions of Neverending Story have red/green text?

I remember reading a fantastic edition of The Neverending Story (Ende) that featured illuminated characters at the start of each chapter, and text in green and red. Is there an edition like this still ...
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Which humans have been to Fantastica?

In The Neverending Story, Bastian is not the first human to enter Fantastica; he was preceded by Mr Coreander and many others. I recall a hint at some point in the book that Shakespeare had been one ...
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Have all those loose ends from the Neverending Story ever been tied up?

The most oft-repeated phrase in Michael Ende's The Neverending Story is: but that's another story and shall be told another time. Accompanied by this phrase, many minor characters fade out of the ...
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