American Gods (American Gods, #1) by Neil GaimanDays before his release from prison, Shadows wife, Laura, dies in a mysterious car crash. Numbly, he makes his way back home. On the plane, he encounters the enigmatic Mr Wednesday, who claims to be a refugee from a distant war, a former god and the king of America.
Together they embark on a profoundly strange journey across the heart of the USA, whilst all around them a storm of preternatural and epic proportions threatens to break.
Scary, gripping and deeply unsettling, American Gods takes a long, hard look into the soul of America. Youll be surprised by what - and who - it finds there...
This is the authors preferred text, never before published in the UK, and is about 12,000 words longer than the previous UK edition.
Season 1: The Story & Mythology So Far - American Gods
Deities are powerful anthropomorphic beings that have control over various aspects of the world. They are thought-forms who have been created by the collective beliefs and imagination of humanity. The gods are main characters protagonists and antagonists of both the American Gods TV series and the novel of the same name.
American Gods. In fact, there are two types of gods. Thus, the stage is set for the main conflict in the series: A war between the old gods and the new gods. Without any other options, he accepts a job working for Mr. Accompanied by Shadow, Mr. To understand series?
Laura instead has to face the death of Sweeney, her unlikely partner-in-crime and friend over the past two seasons, and carts his body off herself to presumably bury. Meanwhile, Mr. As the police dragnet closes in the on the funeral parlor, Shadow is suddenly tangled into the roots of the World Tree left behind by Wednesday in the conservatory, where he is dragged into another realm. He learns that Wednesday, a. Odin, is actually his father and somehow manifests a power in himself to make the manhunt disappear. The season ends with Wednesday hiding out in a diner as Shadow finds himself with a new name heading to a new location. Executive producer Neil Gaiman, the author of the American Gods novel, gave EW a breakdown of what to expect from the lead characters in season 3 and how a new showrunner is mapping out the future of the series.
Even he would turn down the job if it were offered to him. And obviously I'm going to write a novel about all of different races who are here. I'm going to write something that will keep having these coming-to-America moments where people arrive and you get to see how that works and what they brought with them. For me, that all seemed very obvious and very big and not like anything that was going to surprise anybody or get anybody's back up. And you don't think that should be a big thing.
Summary of American Gods.
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American Gods is a fantasy novel by British author Neil Gaiman. The novel is a blend of Americana , fantasy , and various strands of ancient and modern mythology , all centering on the mysterious and taciturn Shadow. It gained a positive critical response and won the Hugo and Nebula awards in A special tenth anniversary edition, which includes the "author's preferred text" and 12, additional words, was published in June by William Morrow. Two audio versions of the book were produced and published by Harper Audio : an unabridged version of the original published edition, read by George Guidall, released in ; a full cast audiobook version of the tenth anniversary edition, released in