The Annotated American Gods

The Annotated American Gods

Book - 04/14/2020
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A newly designed and illustrated collectible edition of the internationally best-selling novel gives readers unparalleled insight into the story and into the author’s creative process and authorial decisions. 100,000 first printing.


Destined to be a treasure for the millions of fans who made American Gods an internationally bestselling phenomenon, this beautifully designed and illustrated collectible edition of Neil Gaiman&;s revered masterpiece features enlightening and incisive notes throughout by award-winning annotator and editor Leslie S. Klinger.

A perennial favorite of readers worldwide, American Gods tells the story of ex-con Shadow Moon, who emerges from prison and is recruited to be bodyguard, driver, and errand boy for the enigmatic Mr. Wednesday. So begins a dark and strange road trip full of fantastical adventures and a host of eccentric characters. For, beneath the placid surface of everyday life, a storm is brewing&;an epic war for the very soul of America&;and Shadow is standing squarely in its path.

This annotated volume of the Author&;s Preferred Text features analysis from Leslie S. Klinger. His trenchant commentary identifies gods and supernatural beings, elucidates key phrases, and shows how Gaiman built his award-winning novel, giving readers unparalleled insight into the story and into Gaiman&;s creative process and authorial decisions. Carefully chosen illustrations complement and illuminate the narrative.

Publisher: William Morrow 04/14/2020
ISBN: 9780062896261


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