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The Neil Gaiman Reader

Selected Fiction

Neil Gaiman, Marlon James (Foreword by)


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Compact Disc (10/20/2020)
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An outstanding array—52 pieces in all—of selected fiction from the multiple-award-winning, #1 New York Times bestselling author Neil Gaiman, introduced with a foreword by Booker Prize-winning author Marlon James

Spanning Gaiman’s career to date, The Neil Gaiman Reader: Selected Fiction is a captivating collection from one of the world’s most beloved writers.

A brilliant representation of Gaiman's groundbreaking, entrancing, endlessly imaginative fiction, this captivating volume includes excerpts from each of his five novels for adults —Neverwhere, Stardust, American Gods, Anansi Boys, and The Ocean at the End of the Lane—and nearly fifty of his short stories. 

Impressive in its depth and range, The Neil Gaiman Reader: Selected Fiction is both an entryway to Gaiman’s oeuvre and a literary trove Gaiman readers old and new will return to many times over.

Praise For The Neil Gaiman Reader: Selected Fiction

“This abundant selection of short fiction celebrates the breadth and depth of beloved writer Neil Gaiman’s career. . . . Gaiman has transcended [his] influences to become the influencer himself, creating fictional landscapes that inspire and move us as much as they entertain.”

"Funny, scary, bizarre, moving, and both unreal and hyper-real at once. . . . Read enough Neil Gaiman and life starts to feel like the fantasy. The story is the only truth."

"Gaiman is a master storyteller. . . . The stories showcase his imagination, sense of humor and interesting way of looking at things. And many of the stories stay with you long after you’ve turned the page. . . . Each novel is worth a read, but these little tastes will help you decide which you’d like to devour first."

— Fredericksburg Free Lance-Star

William Morrow, 9780063031852, 752pp.

Publication Date: October 20, 2020

About the Author

Neil Gaiman is a #1 New York Times bestselling author of books for children and adults whose award-winning titles include Norse Mythology, American Gods, The Graveyard Book, Good Omens (with Terry Pratchett), Coraline, and The Sandman graphic novels. Neil Gaiman is a Goodwill Ambassador for UNHCR and Professor in the Arts at Bard College.