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.
About the Author
Neil Gaiman has written award-winning books for children and adults, including the Newbery Medal-winning novel The Graveyard Book and Coraline, Stardust, and Odd and the Frost Giants. His picture books include Instructions and Blueberry Girl, 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. A baby giant panda once sat on his lap and ate bamboo in Chengdu, China.
Praise for Anansi Boys…
“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)