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Headline celebrates the 10-year publication anniversary of this extraordinary novel from a storytelling genius.
After three years in prison, Shadow has done his time. But as the time until his release ticks away, he can feel a storm brewing. Two days before he gets out, his wife Laura dies in a mysterious car crash, in adulterous circumstances. Dazed, Shadow travels home, only to encounter the bizarre Mr Wednesday claiming to be a refugee from a distant war, a former god and the king of America. Together they embark on a very strange journey across the States, along the way solving the murders which have occurred every winter in one small American town. But the storm is about to break...
'American Gods is sexy, thrilling, dark, funny and poetic.' --Teller, of Penn & Teller
Publication date: 21/06/2011
Publisher: Headline Review
|Publication date:||21st June 2011|
|Genres:||eBook Favourites, Sci-Fi and Fantasy, Diverse Voices,|
|Collections:||30+ riveting road trip reads - Off the page and on the road, 40 unmissable magic realist reads - “It’s real-life, but not as we know it”,|
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'.Author photo © Kimberley ButlerMore About Neil Gaiman