One Book One Twitter: American Gods by Neil Gaiman
Tweeple have spoken -- American Gods by Neil Gaiman is picked for the One Book One Twitter (#1b1t) selection. Book Club Twitter-style!
Released from prison, Shadow finds his world turned upside down. 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. It is, quite simply, a contemporary masterpiece.
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Hugo Award/Best SF/Fantasy Novel
Bram Stoker Award/Best Horror Novel
Locus Award/Best Fantasy Novel
Nebula Award/Best Novel
"Mystery, satire, sex, horror, poetic prose – American Gods uses all these to keep the reader turning the pages." --Michael Dirda, The Washington Post
"A fascinating tale . . . by turns thoughtful, hilarious, disturbing, uplifting, horrifying and enjoyable -- and sometimes all at once, in a curious sort of way. Those who are familiar with Gaiman’s earlier work will find a satisfying yarn by a familiar master storyteller. Those who are meeting him for the first time may be surprised at just how good he is." --St. Louis Post-Dispatch
"Saying Neil Gaiman is a writer is like saying Da Vinci dabbled in the arts."
--Minneapolis Star Tribune
"A crackerjack suspense yarn . . . juicily original . . . Wagnerian noir." --Salon.com
"Here we have . . . a real emotional richness and grandeur that emerge from masterful storytelling."
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