Anansi Boys

eAudio - unabridged
Audio (10.05 hours)
Product Number: Z100092061
Released: Apr 05, 2015
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9780060889821
Narrator/s: Lenny Henry
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In this #1 New York Times bestseller, Neil Gaiman returns to the territory of his masterpiece, American Gods (soon to be a Starz Original Series) to once again probe the dark recesses of the soul. God is dead. Meet the kids. 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...?nd a lot more dangerous. "Thrilling, spooky, and wondrous." -Denver Post "Awesomely inventive.. When you take the free-fall plunge into a Neil Gaiman book, anything can happen and anything invariably does." -Entertainment Weekly "Delightful, funny and affecting...? tall tale to end all tall tales." -Washington Post Book World

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Author(s): Neil Gaiman
Original Publish Date: Sep 20, 2005

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Anansi Boys
Product Number: BX00086907
Product Number:DD9967
Product Number:Z100092061

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CD
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Author(s): Neil Gaiman
Narrator(s): Lenny Henry
Product Number DD9967
Released: Sep 17, 2013
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: Harper Audio
ISBN: #9780062314307
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Author(s): Neil Gaiman
Product Number EB00233835
Released: Mar 17, 2014
Business Term: 26 Circ
Publisher: William Morrow
ISBN: #9780061794971

Professional reviews

"Neil Gaiman's AMERICAN GODS presented a modern look at ancient gods that left fans wanting more about the characters. Gaiman's ANANSI BOYS focuses on the ancient African spider-god Anansi the Trickster. Narrator Lenny Henry has one of those great British voices that is always interesting. His perfect use of Caribbean accents and strange animalistic human voices is a joy. The story of the sons of Anansi, one with god-like powers and the other human, is compelling. Gaiman offers a twist that alone makes the story worthwhile. One amusing aspect is that one of Henry's characters, a bird-woman, sounds exactly like Yoda from STAR WARS. M.S. (c) AudioFile 2001, Portland, Maine"

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