American Gods

Neil Gaiman
Shadow is a man with a past. But now he wants nothing more than to live a quiet life with his wife and stay out of trouble. Until he learns that she's been killed in a terrible accident.Flying home for the funeral, as a violent storm rocks the plane, a strange man in the seat next to him introduces himself. The man calls himself Mr. Wednesday, and he knows more about Shadow than is possible.He warns Shadow that a far bigger storm is coming. And from that moment on, nothing will ever he the same...


Reviewed: 2018-10-14
Not for me. To me, this book was like slogging through a sewer. So much gratuitous sex, violence, and just disturbing, disgusting things. I finished it because I was really hoping that it would somehow come out at a lovely, hopeful place, but that didn't happen. Instead, I got dumped back out at the same place I started, only now I'm covered in filth. The book could potentially have opened meanful conversations about who/what we worship, but it only danced around the edges. That or I just didn't get this book at. all.
Reviewed: 2016-12-28

I'm a fan of pretty much anything Neil Gaiman has written. He is a brilliant writer. This is great read, easy, and full of action and adventure.

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