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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It's a great piece of storytelling. - LibraryThing
Not easy to read, with a poor narrative pa e @ times. - LibraryThing
Also, the writing is fantastic. - LibraryThing
The book goes at it's own pace but is never dull. - LibraryThing
Gaiman's writing is beautiful. - LibraryThing
I did find the premise of the book to be original. - LibraryThing

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User Review  - Melody DeMeritt - Goodreads

Ooooh I had a difficult time with this book. At 100 pages I got online to find reviews of the book; i felt crazy for reading onward in a book that I could not understand. Finally I found a review of ... Read full review

Review: American Gods (American Gods #1)

User Review  - Cassie - Goodreads

Neil Gaiman has undoubtedly become my favorite author. I never would have claimed fantasy to be my genre of choice, but Gaiman completely changes the game. American Gods is the story of the many ... Read full review

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About the author (2006)

Neil Gaiman is a messy-haired white male author trapped in the body of an identical author with perhaps even less-tidy hair. Despite being English, he lives more in America than he does anywhere else in the world, and is currently somewhere in his mid-forties.

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