Anansi Boys


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$18.99  $17.66
William Morrow & Company
Publish Date
5.2 X 7.9 X 1.0 inches | 0.6 pounds

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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.


"Deliciously compulsive . . . Grade: A." -- Washington Post

"Ebullient . . . The Gaiman faithful will devour it gratefully." -- Sacramento Bee

"Somehow manages to be both really scary and really funny at the same time." -- Newsweek

"Witty and engaging." -- Minneapolis Star Tribune

"The most accomplished of Gaiman's novels . . . Urbane and sophisticated." -- Time Out London

"A clever, quick-witted book." -- Oklahoma City Oklahoman

"A remarkably funny book." -- Toronto Star

"A madcap, screwball world that is partly absurd, occassionally humane and always entertaining." -- Pittsburgh Tribune

"Genre-busting . . . very creative and very funny. Grade: A-" -- Christian Science Monitor

"An off-kilter blend of reality and fantasy." -- Atlanta Journal-Constitution

"A droll comedy of manners with elements of mystery, thriller and romance thrown in . . . Charming." -- Vancouver Sun

"Gaiman hardwires his comedy of misrule with a crackpot energy that, when successfully channelled, lights up the imagination." -- Sunday Times (London)

"A thoughtful, atmospheric novel." -- London Times

"Ebullient . . . ingenious . . . enormously entertaining throughout." -- Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

"Another lovely story as only Gaiman can tell it; necessary and recommended." -- Library Journal

"[Gaiman is] the folksy, witty, foolishly wise narrator to perfection." -- Booklist (starred review)

"Funny and subversive . . . Gaiman's mastery of language carries the reader through to a satisfying conclusion." -- USA Today

"Delightful, funny and affecting . . . the literary equivalent of a hole in one." -- Washington Post Book World

"Readers who enjoyed American Gods . . . will fall madly in love with ANANSI BOYS." -- St. Louis Post-Dispatch

"A welterweight boxer of a book -- light on its feet, but capable of delivering a punch." -- Atlanta Journal-Constitution

"ANANSI BOYS makes an incredible read." -- Times Leader

"[Gaiman] gives his flair for comedy free rein without losing his appreciation for the darker aspects of world mythology." -- San Francisco Chronicle

"A very accomplished comic novel." -- Daily Telegraph (London)

"A hybrid of folk tale and farce that freely partakes of the comic wealth in each." --

"Another great work from Neil Gaiman." -- Toronto Star

"Gaiman at his best." -- Rocky Mountain News

"Darkly funny and heartwarming to the end, this book is an addictive read not easily forgotten." -- School Library Journal