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The Monarch of the Glen

Neil Gaiman

4 Reviews

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Fiction, Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

A special illustrated edition of the AMERICAN GODS novella from storytelling genius Neil Gaiman.

We first meet Baldur 'Shadow' Moon's in AMERICAN GODS, where he gets caught up in a war between gods in the USA. In THE MONARCH OF THE GLEN, Shadow's journey has brought him to the north coast of Scotland, where he finds himself a bouncer at a party.

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Praise for The Monarch of the Glen

  • A fantastic novel... runs as precisely as clockwork, but reads as smoothly as silk or warm chocolate - The Times on AMERICAN GODS

  • Gaiman hardwires his comedy of misrule with a crackpot energy that, when successfully channelled, lights up the imagination - The Sunday Times on ANANSI BOYS

  • Possibly Gaiman's most lyrical, scary and beautiful work yet. It's a tale about childhood for grown-ups, a fantasy rooted in the darkest corners of reality - Independent on Sunday on THE OCEAN AT THE END OF THE LANE

  • Gaiman has written a book that reads like a half-remembered fairy-tale from childhood. It has the easy flow of a story already heard, deeply known, and slots perfectly into the canon of British magical fiction - New Statesman

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Neil Gaiman

Neil Gaiman is the author of over thirty acclaimed books and graphic novels for adults and children, including AMERICAN GODS, STARDUST, CORALINE and THE GRAVEYARD BOOK. His most recent novel for adults, THE OCEAN AT THE END OF THE LANE was highly acclaimed, appeared on the hardback and paperback Sunday Times bestseller lists and won several awards, including being voted Book of the Year in the National Book Awards 2013: 'Some books you read. Some books you enjoy. But some books just swallow you up, heart and soul' Joanne Harris.

The recipient of numerous literary honours, Neil Gaiman's work has been adapted for film, television and radio. He has written scripts for Doctor Who, worked with authors and illustrators including Terry Pratchett, Dave McKean and Chris Riddell, and THE SANDMAN is established as one of the classic graphic novels. As George R R Martin says: 'There's no one quite like Neil Gaiman.'

Originally from England, Neil Gaiman now lives in America.

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