The Monarch of the Glen (Hardback)
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The Monarch of the Glen (Hardback)

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Hardback 128 Pages / Published: 03/11/2016
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A special illustrated edition of The Monarch of the Glen by bestselling storytelling legend, Neil Gaiman, with Illustrations by celebrated artist Daniel Egneus.

This American Gods world novella will thrill Games of Thrones devotees and Terry Pratchett fans alike.

He was not sure what he had been looking for. He only knew that he had not found it.

Shadow Moon has been away from America for nearly two years. His nights are broken with dangerous dreams. Sometimes he almost believes he doesn't care if he ever returns home.

In the Highlands of Scotland, where the sky is pale white and it feels as remote as any place can possibly be, the beautiful and the wealthy gather at a grand old house in the glen. And when the strange local doctor offers him work at the party, Shadow is intrigued.

He knows there is no good reason for him to be there. So what do they want with him?

'Gaiman is a treasure-house of story and we are lucky to have him' - Stephen King.

'Original, engrossing, and endlessly inventive' - George R. R. Martin.

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 BookOdd 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: NeverwhereStardustThe Ocean at the End of the Lane and the masterpiece that is American Gods.

Read an exclusive article for the Waterstones blog by illustrator Daniel Egneus, giving a unique insight into illustrating Gaiman’s world.

Publisher: Headline Publishing Group
ISBN: 9781472235435
Number of pages: 128
Weight: 346 g
Dimensions: 241 x 158 x 16 mm

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