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Publisher Description

“Neil Gaiman is undoubtedly one of the modern masters of fantasy writing....For those who have not read Neverwhere, the new edition is the one to read, and is a fitting introduction to Gaiman’s adult fiction....American readers can experience this spellbinding, magical world the way that Neil Gaiman wanted us to all along.”  —Huffington Post

The #1 New York Times bestselling author’s ultimate edition of his wildly successful first novel featuring his “preferred text”—and including his special Neverwhere tale, “How the Marquis Got His Coat Back”.

Published in 1997, Neil Gaiman’s darkly hypnotic first novel, Neverwhere, heralded the arrival of a major talent and became a touchstone of urban fantasy.

It is the story of Richard Mayhew, a young London businessman with a good heart and an ordinary life, which is changed forever when he discovers a girl bleeding on the sidewalk. He stops to help her—an act of kindness that plunges him into a world he never dreamed existed. Slipping through the cracks of reality, Richard lands in Neverwhere—a London of shadows and darkness, monsters and saints, murderers and angels that exists entirely in a subterranean labyrinth. Neverwhere is home to Door, the mysterious girl Richard helped in the London Above. Here in Neverwhere, Door is a powerful noblewoman who has vowed to find the evil agent of her family’s slaughter and thwart the destruction of this strange underworld kingdom. If Richard is ever to return to his former life and home, he must join Lady Door’s quest to save her world—and may well die trying.

GENRE
Sci-Fi & Fantasy
RELEASED
2009
March 17
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
480
Pages
PUBLISHER
William Morrow
SELLER
Harper Collins Canada Limited
SIZE
1.3
MB

Customer Reviews

Bean Phone ,

Amazing story....

I must have read this dozens of time... Classic! Heart-Warming, spooky, dark yet beautiful story... All at once! I want to travel London Underground! Take me with you!!!!! :)

MacPrawn ,

Delightful!

Excellent read: a mix of Douglas Adams and Tim Burton... Very nicely done!

Jasevan ,

Great!

One of my favourite stories of all time! Really interesting and gripping story.

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