Anansi Boys (Hardback)Neil Gaiman (author)
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A special illustrated edition of Anansi Boys by bestselling storytelling legend, Neil Gaiman, with illustrations by celebrated artist Daniel Egneus.
A kaleidoscopic journey deep into myth that will thrill Games of Thrones devotees and Terry Pratchett fans alike.
If you need him, just tell a spider. He'll come running.
Fat Charlie Nancy used to have a normal life. But that all changes the moment his estranged father drops dead in a karaoke bar, leaving a trail of chaos in his wake.
Fat Charlie didn't know his dad was a god. He certainly didn't know he was Anansi the trickster spider-god, lord of rebellion and disorder. He didn't know he had a brother, either. Now his brother, Spider, is on his doorstep trying to take over his life, flat and fiancee.
And Fat Charlie's going to have to resort to something drastic - and dangerous - to get back on track.
'Exhilarating and terrifying' – Independent
'Original, engrossing, and endlessly entertaining' George R.R Martin on American Gods
'Gaiman is a treasure-house of story and we are lucky to have him' - Stephen King.
Primarily known as Britain’s foremost fantasy writer, Neil Gaiman is, as any of his readers and all Waterstones’ booksellers will know, much more than just that. Known by his colleague, co-author and regular illustrative collaborator Chris Riddell as the ‘wise wizard’, Gaimain’s is the mind that changed the course of the modern graphic novel through his Sandman series. In a multi-faceted career that has seen him variously as a short-story writer, screenwriter and critic he has also created such brilliant children’s classics as The Graveyard Book, Odd and the Frost Giants and Coraline and mastered blending the real with the wonderful and strange to deliver a stunning array of fantasy novels, contemporary myths and story collections including: Neverwhere, Stardust, The Ocean at the End of the Lane and the masterpiece that is American Gods.
Publisher: Headline Publishing Group
Number of pages: 464
Weight: 824 g
Dimensions: 239 x 157 x 40 mm
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