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American Gods. 10th Anniversary Edition (Harper Collins Publ. USA)

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Artikelnummer: 9780062472106

& #8220 Pointed, occasionally comic, often scary, consistently moving and provocative& #8230 .American Gods  is strewn with secrets and magical visions.& #8221 & #8212 USA Today Newly updated and expanded with the author& #8217 s preferred text.  A modern masterpiece from the multiple-award-winning master of innovative fiction, Neil Gaiman. First published in 2001, American Gods became an instant classic, lauded for its brilliant synthesis of & #8220 mystery, satire, sex, horror, and poetic prose& #8221 (Washington Post) and as a modern phantasmagoria that & #8220 distills the essence of America& #8221 (Seattle Post-Intelligencer). It is the story of Shadow& #8212 released from prison just days after his wife and best friend are killed in an accident& #8212 who gets recruited to be bodyguard, driver, and errand boy for the enigmatic trickster, Mr. Wednesday. So begins Shadow& #8217 s dark and strange road trip, one that introduces him to a host of eccentric characters whose fates are mysteriously intertwined with his own. For, beneath the placid surface of everyday life, a storm is brewing& #8212 an epic war for the very soul of America& #8212 and Shadow is standing squarely in its path. & #8220 Original, engrossing, and endlessly inventive.& #8221 & #8212 George R. R. Martin