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‘To give him his full title: Neil Gaiman, Architect of Worlds, Svengali of Plot, Shaman of Character, Exploder of Cliche, Master Craftsman of Style, Dreamer Laureate of the Republic of Letters’ DAVID MITCHELL
‘Original, engrossing, and endlessly inventive’ GEORGE R.R. MARTIN
‘Brilliant and unique’ GUARDIAN
‘This is about the soul of America, the idea that everyone came here from somewhere’ NEIL GAIMAN
After three years in prison, Shadow Moon is free to go home. But hours before his release, his beloved wife is killed in a freak accident. Numbly, he boards a plane where he meets an enigmatic stranger who seems to know Shadow and claims to be an ancient god – and king of America.
Together they embark on a profoundly strange road trip across the USA, encountering a kaleidoscopic cast of characters along the way. But all around them a storm of unnatural proportions is gathering.
War is coming, an epic struggle for the very soul of America. And Shadow is standing squarely in its path.
WITH STORIES COME POSSIBILITIES.
**Includes a brand-new author preface, introduction to the author’s preferred text, The Monarch of the Glen novella, reading-group discussion questions, an interview with Neil Gaiman and ‘How Dare You’, an essay on American Gods**
'Gaiman has a rich imagination...and an ability to tackle large themes' * Philip Pullman * A very fine and imaginative writer * The Times *
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