20/20 Edition - Headline 20th Anniversary Edition
The classic, multi-award winning novel from the ‘writer of rare perception and endless imagination’ William Gibson
Days before his release from prison, Shadow’s wife dies in a car crash. Numbly, he makes his way back home. On the plane he meets the enigmatic Mr Wednesday, who claims to be a refugee from a distant war, a former god and the king of America. Together they embark on a profoundly strange journey across the heart of the USA, whilst all around them a storm of preternatural proportions threatens to break.
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Review: American Gods (American Gods #1)User Review - Goodreads
This novel is epic in scope with a huge cast of characters and a satisfying ending that is worthy of 5 stars. The reason I gave it 4 stars is because, though overall it is a great book, I found it confusing at times (so many gods) and slow in parts (so many dreams). Read full review
Review: American Gods (American Gods #1)User Review - Holly - Goodreads
Why did I dislike this book? Direct references (spoilers?) below. 1) Shadow was not a compelling character. And when I read about a single character for 588 pages, he better darn well be interesting ... Read full review