Appena uscito dopo tre anni in carcere, Shadow fa conoscenza con un enigmatico Mister Wednesday che gli offre di lavorare per lui. Rimasto senza risorse né famiglia, Shadow finisce per accettare. Ma ci metterà ancora qualche tempo per capire chi sia davvero il suo boss: Odino, la somma divinità... show more
Appena uscito dopo tre anni in carcere, Shadow fa conoscenza con un enigmatico Mister Wednesday che gli offre di lavorare per lui. Rimasto senza risorse né famiglia, Shadow finisce per accettare. Ma ci metterà ancora qualche tempo per capire chi sia davvero il suo boss: Odino, la somma divinità del pantheon nordico, arrivato in America con una nave di vichinghi e che ora t
Pages no: 532
Edition language: Italian
Series: American Gods (#1)
I wanted to like this book, maybe even love it, but it just wasn't meant to be. Three months after starting it, I've finally forced myself to read it to the end. I've enjoyed Gaiman's books in the past and although I know that's no firm indication that I'd like everything he writes, I just wasn't ex...
Mein erstes Date mit Neil Gaiman wollte ich ursprünglich mit „Neverwhere“ bestreiten. Jahrelang schlich ich um den populären Fantasy-Autor, der eng mit Terry Pratchett befreundet war, herum. Ich hatte Respekt vor seinem Ruf und traute mich einfach nicht, ihn kennenzulernen. Dann sahen der Lieblingsm...
I won’t say anything about the novel as everyone has covered that or they are watching the series on TV. I will tell you what I enjoyed about the novel. I enjoyed all the different stories and adventures that Shadow undertook since being released from prison. When he learned of his wife’s death, I w...
None of this can actually be happening. If it makes you more comfortable, you could simply think of it as a metaphor. Religions are, by definition, metaphors, after all: God is a dream, a hope, a woman, an ironist, a father, a city, a house of many rooms, a watchmaker who left his prize chronometer ...
‘The building stank of piss and sour beer. Shadow climbed into a taxi and told the driver to take him to the airport. He told him that there was an extra five dollars if he could do it in silence. They made it in twenty minutes and the driver never said a word.’ Is nothing sacred? Days before hi...
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