Neverwhere

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Harper Collins, Nov 1, 1998 - Fiction - 400 pages
Richard Mayhew is a plain man with a good heart -- and an ordinary life that is changed forever on a day he stops to help a girl he finds bleeding on a London sidewalk. From that moment forward he is propelled into a world he never dreamed existed -- a dark subculture flourish in abandoned subway stations and sewer tunnels below the city -- a world far stranger and more dangerous than the only one he has ever known...Richard Mayhew is a young businessman with a good heart and a dull job. When he stops one day to help a girl he finds bleeding on a London sidewalk, his life is forever altered, for he finds himself propelled into an alternate reality that exists in a subterranean labyrinth of sewer canals and abandoned subway stations below the city. He has fallen through the cracks of reality and has landed somewhere different, somewhere that is Neverwhere.

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User Review  - Shay E. - Overstock.com

Neil Gaiman is by far my favorite author.This is definitely one of his more interesting novels and I am so excited to own it for myself. If you like deeprooted storyline and mind blowing plots then this is the book for you! Read full review

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I enjoy watching zombie movies and The Walking Dead so I thought I'd try this chronicle of a zombie apocalypse. It's clever and imaginative, frequently gripping and gruesome but I guess prefer watching zombie apocalypses to reading about them. Read full review

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Neil Gaiman is the author of many highly acclaimed and award-winning books for children and adults, including the New York Times #1 bestselling and Newbery Medal-winning novel The Graveyard Book and the bestselling Coraline, Stardust, and Odd and the Frost Giants. He is also the author of the picture books Blueberry Girl and Instructions, illustrated by Charles Vess; The Wolves in the Walls, The Day I Swapped My Dad for Two Goldfish, and Crazy Hair, illustrated by Dave McKean; and The Dangerous Alphabet, illustrated by Gris Grimly. Originally from England, he now lives in the United States.

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