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Lenny Henry
Birth date: August 29, 1958
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Linda78 rated it 1 year ago
Well, this certainly has everything that makes a Neil Gaiman book a Neil Gaiman book. There are gods, weird things happening to apparently ordinary people, and interesting enough characters. But... It's my understanding that Gaiman actually wrote this book before American Gods, and it shows, and jus...
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That's What She Read rated it 5 years ago
Anansi Boys is not just a story about two brothers meeting each other after a long, and unexplained, separation. It is not just about a man learning his paternity within the god realm. It is not even just a crime story. Granted, it has all of those elements within its pages, but it is so much more t...
chadkoh rated it 6 years ago
Lenny Henry's performance is brilliant. I think I liked this more than American Gods.
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Amadan na Briona rated it 6 years ago
Neil Gaiman is a fine storyteller. I'm just starting to think his repertoire of stories is very small.To be clear, I liked Anansi Boys (hence the 4-star rating). It's entertaining all the way through. It's clever, it's funny, it draws on a lot of tales mythology buffs will geek out over, and for any...
TheBecks rated it 8 years ago
I really enjoyed this story. It's semi-related to Neil's "American Gods", but not much. This is more like a spin-off than a sequel, or even a companion. I enjoyed "American Gods" for a lot of reasons - it was kind of dark and mysterious and contained a lot of mythology. This book is much lighter, mo...
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