Anansi Boys: A Novel

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Harper Collins, Jan 22, 2008 - Fiction - 368 pages
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Fat Charlie Nancy's normal life ended the moment his father dropped dead on a Florida karaoke stage. Charlie didn't know his dad was a god. And he never knew he had a brother. Now brother Spider is on his doorstep—about to make Fat Charlie's life more interesting . . . and a lot more dangerous.

 

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Set in the same (or a tangent) universe as American Gods, Anansi Boys tells the story of Fat Charlie (who was only fat for about four years in his youth, but his father game him the nickname, so it ... Read full review

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I love Neil Gaiman. I want to write down all his metaphors and use them in my book, but that would be wrong. Some elements of the story didn't turn out quite how I wanted, but that's ok, I guess. Read full review

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Contents

chapter
1
THREE
41
FOUR
59
in which we examine the many consequences
75
SEVEN
133
EIGHT
161
NINE
179
in which rosie learns to say no to strangers
231
TWELVE
259
which proves to be unlucky for some
281
FOURTEEN
313
Acknowledgments
335
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Neil Gaiman is the author of many highly acclaimed and award-winning books for children and adults, including the New York Times #1 bestselling and Newbery Medal-winning novel The Graveyard Book and the bestselling Coraline, Stardust, and Odd and the Frost Giants. He is also the author of the picture books Blueberry Girl and Instructions, illustrated by Charles Vess; The Wolves in the Walls, The Day I Swapped My Dad for Two Goldfish, and Crazy Hair, illustrated by Dave McKean; and The Dangerous Alphabet, illustrated by Gris Grimly. Originally from England, he now lives in the United States.

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