Home Neil Gaiman American Gods. I have obscured the location of several of the places in this book: the town of Lakeside, for example, and the farm with the ash tree an hour south of Blacksburg.
Home Neil Gaiman American Gods. You may look for them if you wish. You might even find them. Furthermore, it goes without saying that all of the people, living, dead, and otherwise in this story are fictional or used in a fictional context. Only the gods are real. For absent friends-Kathy Acker and Roger Zelazny
American Gods (2001) is a fantasy novel by British author Neil Gaiman. The novel is a blend of Americana, fantasy, and various strands of ancient and modern mythology, all centering on the mysterious and taciturn Shadow
American Gods (2001) is a fantasy novel by British author Neil Gaiman. The novel is a blend of Americana, fantasy, and various strands of ancient and modern mythology, all centering on the mysterious and taciturn Shadow. The book was published in 2001 by Headline in the United Kingdom and by William Morrow in the United States. It gained a positive critical response and won the Hugo and Nebula awards in 2002.
Neil Gaiman American Gods For absent friends-Kathy Acker and Roger Zelazny, and all points between. One question that has always intrigued me is what happens to demonic beings when immigrants move from their homelands. For absent friends-Kathy Acker and Roger Zelazny, and all points between. Irish-Americans remember the fairies, Norwegian-Americans the nisser, Greek-Americans the vrykolakas, but only in relation to the events remembered in the old country.
Released from prison, Shadow finds his world turned upside down. Saying Neil Gaiman is a writer is like saying Da Vinci dabbled in the arts. -Minneapolis Star Tribune. His wife has been killed; a mysterious stranger offers him a job. But Mr. Wednesday, who knows more about Shadow than is possible, warns that a storm is coming - a battle for the very soul of America. and they are in its direct path. One of the most talked-about books of the new millennium, American Gods is a kaleidoscopic journey deep into myth and across an American landscape at once eerily familiar and utterly alien. A crackerjack suspense yarn.
The ideas Neil Gaiman comes up with are simply stunning. It's hard to describe this book - it's all-encompassing. This story feels so old and established - almost like it's a legend, passed down from generation to generation.
I imagine Gaiman could write a book about the effects of frostbite and I would still be fascinated. In what is one of his most celebrated works, up there along with Sandman, Neil Gaiman’s American Gods is one of the best books of its genre
I imagine Gaiman could write a book about the effects of frostbite and I would still be fascinated. In what is one of his most celebrated works, up there along with Sandman, Neil Gaiman’s American Gods is one of the best books of its genre. The real dilemma presented us however is understanding just which genre Gaiman was writing. Just the contrary, American Gods manages to broach several genre barriers all the while making it look as if Gaiman was creating his own genre.
Neil Richard MacKinnon Gaiman (born Neil Richard Gaiman, 10 November 1960) is an English author of short fiction, novels, comic books, graphic novels, audio theatre, and films. His works include the comic book series The Sandman and novels Stardust, American Gods, Coraline, and The Graveyard Book. He has won numerous awards, including the Hugo, Nebula, and Bram Stoker awards, as well as the Newbery and Carnegie medals.
Neil Gaiman is the New York Times bestselling author of more than twenty books for readers of all ages, and the recipient of numerous literary awards, including the Shirley Jackson Award and the Locus Award for Best Novelette for his story "The Truth Is a Cave in the Black Mountains. Originally from England, he now lives in America.
American Gods surrounds the character of Shadow. Incarcerated for 3 years, Shadow is a taciturn convict waiting patiently for his return to the real world.
Publication Date: June 19, 2001. American Gods surrounds the character of Shadow. A man hardened by circumstance, his only desire is to reunite with his wife Laura (McCabe) Moon.