COMIC Neil Gaiman novels

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  1. babygodzilla

    babygodzilla I love rice

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    anyone read Neil Gaiman novels? ive been reading most of his stuff for the past couple of months. the last ive read is InterWorld. it's OK is all i can say. the premise is very interesting, but the story itself was very very short. he introduced a lot of characters but only a quarter of them had significant roles. one of the major opposing forces was mentioned 2-3 times and then nothing.

    has anyone read Coraline yet?
     
  2. THE LIOG

    THE LIOG EVVVVVVVVEERRYYOONNNNNNNE EEEEE

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    i read American Gods and Anansi Boys, the former was better but the latter was funnier

    both were about a 7 on a scale of 1-10
     
  3. babygodzilla

    babygodzilla I love rice

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    yeah i read those too. his novels arent spectacular, but theyre very entertaining for me :)
    so far ive read

    Good Omens
    Anansi Boys
    Stardust (soon to be a major motion picture)
    American Gods
    InterWorld
    Neverwhere (this is the one I definitely like the most)
     
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    I've read Neverwhere, Coraline and Anansi Boys in that order.

    Actually, Neverwhere is the first novel I've read (aside from HS book report requirements) and it's because the girl I like enjoys reading books. :mamoru:

    Everyone recommended Neverwhere for me as a starting novel.

    Coraline is short and quite good but is kinda like a children's story book. I can actually picture Dakota Fanning as Coraline :o

    I've also seen the movie Mirrormask. It's ok... kinda weird though.
     
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    gthesob the fun machine took a shit and died OT Supporter

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    I've read American Gods, Anansi Boys, Stardust, Neverwhere, Good Omens, and I keep forgetting to get Coraline.
     
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    American Gods and Anansi Boys are must reads, better than even what Peter David writes.
     
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    I've read all the other besides InterWorld and Coraline. I love them all. Neverwhere and stardust can each be read super fast. I enjoy all of his work.
     
  8. babygodzilla

    babygodzilla I love rice

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    so Coraline is good? i wasnt sure id pick it up, but i thought ive read almost all his books, why not this one. someone wanna tell me what it's about? rate from 1-10?
     
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    little girl named Coraline steps into some sort of parallel dimension controled by a witch (or something like that) then she tries to come back.

    it's a short novel. you can just download an e-book and finish it in a few hours.
     
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    I've only read Neverwhere and thought it was relatively good though people have said that there have been better works by him out there.
     
  11. babygodzilla

    babygodzilla I love rice

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    well i was highly entertained by Neverwhere. thats all i can say
     
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    Just read Good Omens and i liked it. I'm not much fan of his other work though, so i'll pass it up unless i get an urgent need to read all of his books in one sitting :p
     
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    American Gods was my favorite, haven't read Interworld or Fragile Things yet
     
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    babygodzilla I love rice

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    Sandman was fun to read, altho i didnt really understand it... i dont really know what powers Dream has. and that guy the Corinthian freaks the flying fuck out of me...
     
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    monkeyboy Mr. Monkey Pants

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    I'm a big fan of Neverwhere, American Gods had me up until the end, which I HATED so much that even Anansi Boys couldn't pull me back in. And of course, Good Omens is particularly wonderful, but that's as much Terry Pratchett as Gaiman's work ...
     

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