American Gods

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Headline, Apr 3, 2006 - Ex-convicts - 632 pages
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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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I enjoyed the heck out of this book. I don't know what sections the author added back in for this 10th anniversary edition, (which he says is about 12,000 words longer than the previously published ... Read full review

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Heard a lot about this book and was chosen for my book club as well. It began reasonably well, but about the first third of the book i was already skimming some pages. And skimmed a lot more towards ... Read full review

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About the author (2006)

Neil Gaiman is the acclaimed and award-winning author of the novels American Gods, Stardust, Anansi Boys, Neverwhere, Coraline, and The Graveyard Book. Winner of the Hugo, Nebula and Bram Stoker Awards, his work has been adapted for film, television, and radio, including Stardust (2007) and the BAFTA-winning and Oscar-nominated animated feature film Coraline (2009). He has written scripts for 'Doctor Who' and collaborated with Terry Pratchett, and The Sandman is already established as one of the classic graphic novels. As George R. R. Martin says, 'There's no one quite like Neil Gaiman'.

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