Posts Tagged: Neil Gaiman

Quote of the Day

Last Thursday I was walking down Regent Street, when, to my surprise, I saw a sign in the window of the Apple Store saying Neil Gaiman would be conversing about his upcoming new novel, The Ocean at the End of the Lane, in about an hour’s time. With Neil Gaiman being one of my favorite… Read more »

First Lines: Anansi Boys

Once upon a time, I kept a list of notable quotations of the books I was reading, so I could spice up these silly posts with them. It’s a good thing I stopped doing that, because Neil Gaiman’s Anansi Boys is filled to the brim with very quotable quotes. Thanks to the magic of the… Read more »

First Lines: Stories

As much as I like collections of short stories, they’re a pain in the ass when you want to write something useful about them. Stories is a collection of 27 stories, that all try to make you ask the same four words: and then what happened? And mostly, these stories manage to do just that…. Read more »

First Lines: Neverwhere

Hidden beneath the London that we all know, there’s another London, called London Below. It’s a city of monsters, murderers, saints, sinners, angels, black friars, and other assorted shady types. Most of all, it is the city of those people who haven fallen through the cracks. Richard Mayhew fell through the cracks when he performed… Read more »