Richard Mayhew is a young man with a good heart and an ordinary life, which is changed forever when he stops to help a girl he finds bleeding on a London sidewalk. His small act of kindness propels him into a world he never dreamed existed. There are people who fall through the cracks, and... show more
Richard Mayhew is a young man with a good heart and an ordinary life, which is changed forever when he stops to help a girl he finds bleeding on a London sidewalk. His small act of kindness propels him into a world he never dreamed existed. There are people who fall through the cracks, and Richard has become one of them. And he must learn to survive in this city of shadows and darkness, monsters and saints, murderers and angels, if he is ever to return to the London that he knew."A fantastic story that is both the stuff of dreams and nightmares" (San Diego Union-Tribune), Neil Gaiman's first solo novel has become a touchstone of urban fantasy, and a perennial favorite of readers everywhere.
Publish date: September 17th 2013
Publisher: Harper Audio
Edition language: English
Series: London Below, The World of Neverwhere (#1)
So I think I have a love/hate relationship with Gaiman books. Everything about them says I should love them, but 50% of the time I...well I don't hate them, but I also don't love them. This was another that I didn't love. It's fantasy, adventure, intrigue, and good narration (I listened and read ...
by Neil Gaiman I've got the definitive authors preferred edition of this and the advantage of not having seen much of the television series, so I'm experiencing this Fantasy world as Neil Gaiman intended it should be. It starts out introducing two main characters; Richard from London above, who ...
A good and interesting book. Quite useful to read when the mundane cares of the world threaten to drown you, in your little office or in a crowded street. This book helps you remember that is not all that life can bring. Though I must admit, my dark and twisted heart was a bit disappointed at the en...
I enjoyed this after a bit. The first 30 to 40 percent I found slow. But the book picks up momentum and I liked how we get to see more of the London Below via other characters when we're not following the main characters of Richard and Door. Richard Mayhew finds himself helping a young woman one n...
For my first read I choose the book NeverWhere by Neil Gaiman, as I mentioned before. And I really enjoyed the book even though it was a very strange and confusing book. I really thought the main character of Richard was pretty strange and I liked him well enough, but the character of Door was my fa...