by Neil Gaiman
(4.5 / 5)
National Best Seller Selected as one of NPR’s Top 100 Science Fiction and All Time Fantasy Books The top one best-selling New York Times author’s highly effective first novel depicting his fresh Neverwhere story, “How the Marquis Got His Coat Back.”
Richard Mayhew is a good-hearted youthful guy with an ordinary life that is forever changed when he ends to assist a woman he discovers bleeding on a sidewalk in London. His little gesture of courtesy propels him into a globe that he had never thought of. There are individuals falling through the gaps, and one of them is Richard. And if he ever returns to the London he loved, he must discover to live in this town of shadows and fog, enemies and gods, killers and gods.
“A wonderful tale that is both the subject of dreams and nightmares” (San Diego Union-Tribune), the first joint novel by Neil Gaiman has become a touchstone of urban fantasy and a perennial favourite of writers and visitors all over the place.