American Gods : TV Tie-In
|American Gods : TV Tie-In
American Gods, the extraordinary, highly acclaimed epic novel from storytelling genius and international bestseller Neil Gaiman, was brought vividly to life this year in the hottest major TV show of 2017 , and Amazon Prime video series starring Ricky Whittle, Ian McShane, Emily Browning and Gillian Anderson.
For fans of The Book of Dust and Mythos by Stephen Fry. 'Gaiman is a treasure-house of story and we are lucky to have him' Stephen King If you are to survive, you must believe. Shadow Moon has served his time. But hours before his release from prison, his beloved wife is killed in a freak accident. Dazed, he boards a plane home where he meets the enigmatic Mr Wednesday, who professes both to know Shadow and to be king of America. Together they embark on a profoundly strange road trip across the USA, encountering a kaleidoscopic cast of characters along the way.
Yet all around them a storm threatens to break. The war has already begun, an epic struggle for the very soul of America, and Shadow is standing squarely in its path.
Reviews, News & Interviews:
For sheer ambition, erudition and imagination, this takes some beating. Big Issue
A surreal road trip that seems to be part Jack Kerouac, part Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy. Birmingham Post
A jaw-droppingly good, scary epic positively drenched in metaphors and symbols. Midweek