By Neil Gaiman
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First released in 2001, American Gods grew to become an quick classic—an highbrow and creative benchmark from the multiple-award-winning grasp of cutting edge fiction, Neil Gaiman. Now observe the secret and magic of American Gods during this 10th anniversary version. Newly up to date and increased with the author’s hottest textual content, this commemorative quantity is a real party of a contemporary masterpiece by means of the single, the single, Neil Gaiman.
A hurricane is coming . . .
Locked in the back of bars for 3 years, Shadow did his time, quietly looking forward to the magic day whilst he may perhaps go back to Eagle aspect, Indiana. a guy not terrified of what the next day may deliver, all he sought after was once to be with Laura, the spouse he deeply enjoyed, and begin a brand new existence.
yet simply days prior to his free up, Laura and Shadow’s ally are killed in an coincidence. together with his existence in items and not anything to maintain him tethered, Shadow accepts a role from a beguiling stranger he meets at the method domestic, an enigmatic guy who calls himself Mr. Wednesday. A trickster and rogue, Wednesday turns out to grasp extra approximately Shadow than Shadow does himself.
existence as Wednesday’s bodyguard, motive force, and errand boy is way extra attention-grabbing and unsafe than Shadow ever imagined—it is a role that takes him on a dismal and weird highway journey and introduces him to a bunch of eccentric characters whose fates are mysteriously intertwined along with his personal. alongside the way in which Shadow will research that the earlier by no means dies; that everybody, together with his loved Laura, harbors secrets and techniques; and that desires, totems, legends, and myths are extra genuine than we all know. finally, he'll realize that underneath the placid floor of daily life a typhoon is brewing—an epic conflict for the very soul of America—and that he's status squarely in its direction.
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American Gods (The 10th Anniversary Edition) by Neil Gaiman