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Gaiman, Neil

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The graveyard book by Neil Gaiman( Book )

144 editions published between 2005 and 2020 in 11 languages and held by 8,484 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After the grisly murder of his entire family, a toddler wanders into a graveyard where the ghosts and other supernatural residents agree to raise him as one of their own
American gods : a novel by Neil Gaiman( Book )

240 editions published between 2001 and 2021 in 17 languages and held by 5,898 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Days before his release from prison, Shadow's 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 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
Coraline by Neil Gaiman( Book )

147 editions published between 2002 and 2021 in 20 languages and held by 5,440 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Coraline ventures through a mysterious door into a world that is similar, yet disturbingly different from her own, where she must challenge a gruesome entity in order to save herself, her parents, and the souls of three others
Good omens : the nice and accurate prophecies of Agnes Nutter, witch by Neil Gaiman( Book )

196 editions published between 1990 and 2019 in 11 languages and held by 4,903 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The world is going to end next Saturday, but there are a few problems--the Antichrist has been misplaced, the Four Horseman of the Apocalypse ride motorcycles, and the representatives from heaven and hell decide that they like the human race
Odd and the Frost Giants by Neil Gaiman( Book )

56 editions published between 2008 and 2018 in 6 languages and held by 4,645 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Odd's luck has been bad so far. He lost his father on a Viking expedition, his foot was crushed beneath a tree, and the winter seems to be going on for ever. But when Odd flees to the woods and releases a trapped bear, his luck begins to change. The eagle, bear and fox he encounters reveal they're actually Norse gods, trapped in animal form by the evil frost giants who have conquered Asgard, the city of the gods ... Can a twelve-year-old boy reclaim Thor's hammer, outwit the frost giants and release the gods? With Neil Gaiman's wit and style, this story transcends the everyday and becomes a humorous, rich and layered tale of a life lived courageously. -- from (Sep. 6, 2011)
Stardust by Neil Gaiman( Book )

188 editions published between 1998 and 2021 in 14 languages and held by 4,600 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of young Tristran Thorn and his adventures in the land of Faerie. He has fallen in love with beautiful Victoria Forester and in order to win her hand, he must retrieve a fallen star and deliver it to her
The ocean at the end of the lane by Neil Gaiman( Book )

83 editions published between 2013 and 2021 in 8 languages and held by 4,278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It began for our narrator forty years ago when the family lodger stole their car and committed suicide in it, stirring up ancient powers best left undisturbed. Dark creatures from beyond the world are on the loose, and it will take everything our narrator has just to stay alive: there is primal horror here, and menace unleashed-- within his family and from the forces that have gathered to destroy it. His only defense is three women on a farm at the end of the lane. The youngest of them claims that her duckpond is an ocean. The oldest can remember the Big Bang
Norse mythology by Neil Gaiman( Book )

93 editions published between 2017 and 2020 in 10 languages and held by 4,156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Neil Gaiman has long been inspired by ancient mythology in creating the fantastical realms of his fiction. Now he presents his fashioning of the primeval Norse myths into a novel, which begins with the genesis of the legendary nine worlds, delves into the exploits of the deities, dwarves, and giants, and culminates in Ragnarok, the twilight of the gods and the rebirth of a new time and people. Gaiman stays true to the myths while vividly recreating the characters--the gods with their fiercely competitive natures, their susceptibility to being duped and to dupe others, and their tendencey to let passion ignite their actions--and making these long-ago myths breathe pungent life again
Anansi boys by Neil Gaiman( Book )

102 editions published between 2005 and 2021 in 8 languages and held by 4,103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

His past marked by his father's embarrassing taunts and untimely death, Fat Charlie meets the brother he never knew and is introduced to new and exciting ways to spend his time
Neverwhere by Neil Gaiman( Book )

141 editions published between 1996 and 2021 in 9 languages and held by 3,443 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A man goes to the aid of woman pursued by assassins and discovers an alternative City of London, a subterranean, medieval world populated by "people who fell through the cracks" from the real city above. A fantasy tale, replete with demons and wizards. By the author of The Sandman
Fortunately, the milk by Neil Gaiman( Book )

50 editions published between 2013 and 2020 in 4 languages and held by 3,054 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While picking up milk for his children's cereal, a father is abducted by aliens and finds himself on a wild adventure through time and space
Trigger warning : short fictions and disturbances by Neil Gaiman( Book )

37 editions published between 2015 and 2021 in English and Chinese and held by 2,717 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This third collection of short fiction by Gaiman includes previously published pieces of short fiction--stories, verse, and a Doctor Who story written for the series' fiftieth anniversary (Nothing o'clock). There is also "Black Dog," a new tale that revisits the world of his novel American Gods. The collection explores the masks we all wear and the people we are beneath them to reveal our vulnerabilities and our truest selves. Horror and ghosts stories, science fiction and fairy tales, fabulism and poetry explore the realm of experience and emotion. In "Adventure Story"--A thematic companion to The Ocean at the End of the Lane--Gaiman ponders death and the way people take their stories with them when they die. His social media experience "A Calendar of Tales" are short takes inspired by replies to fan tweets about the months of the year--stories of pirates and the March winds, an igloo made of books, and a Mother's Day card that portends disturbances in the universe. Gaiman offers his own spin on Sherlock Holmes in his award-nominated mystery tale "The Case of Death and Honey". And "Click-Clack the Rattlebag" explains the creaks and clatter we hear when we're all alone in the darkness
Beowulf by Robert Zemeckis( Visual )

54 editions published between 2007 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 2,360 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is not your high school teacher's Old English epic poem, but something palpably of this century. In the age of heroes comes the mightiest warrior of them all, Beowulf, to aid King Hrothgar by slaying the monster Grendel. The troubled Danish kingdom has been bedeviled by the demon for years, but in killing him, Beowulf incurs the undying wrath of the beast's ruthlessly seductive mother. After killing her, Beowulf returns to the castle and becomes king. Years pass, and all seems well. Is the age of demons finally over? Before he dies, however, Beowulf must face his past weakness and expiate his sins--if his kingdom is to survive
The graveyard book by Neil Gaiman( Recording )

75 editions published between 2006 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 2,239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nobody Owens is a normal boy, except that he has been raised by ghosts and other denizens of the graveyard
Fragile things : short fictions and wonders by Neil Gaiman( Book )

55 editions published between 2006 and 2021 in English and Chinese and held by 2,141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of more than twenty-five short fictional works follows a theme of the intersections between life and death, perception and reality, and darkness and light
The sleeper and the spindle by Neil Gaiman( Book )

43 editions published between 2014 and 2020 in 4 languages and held by 2,104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the eve of her wedding, a young queen sets out to rescue a princess from an enchantment. She casts aside her fine wedding clothes, takes her chain mail and her sword, and follows her brave dwarf retainers into the tunnels under the mountain towards the sleeping kingdom. This queen will decide her own future -- and the princess who needs rescuing is not quite what she seems
Chu's day by Neil Gaiman( Book )

36 editions published between 2012 and 2018 in 5 languages and held by 2,066 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Chu is a little panda with a big sneeze. When Chu sneezes, bad things happen. Will Chu sneeze today?"--Jacket
Stardust by Claire Danes( Visual )

43 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 2,047 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tristan hopes to win the heart of his beautiful, but shallow love, Victoria. He promises to recover a star that fell somewhere beyond the stony Wall that sets between the mundane England and the fantasy kingdom of Stormhold. So Tristan sets forth on his own journey in Stormhold. Meanwhile in that magical land, the dying king has set his four surviving sons on a quest for the crown. And the witch Lamia is seeking the heart of the star for an entirely different purpose, one that involves her secret power
The wolves in the walls by Neil Gaiman( Book )

34 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 1,876 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lucy is sure there are wolves living in the walls of her house, although others in her family disagree, and when the wolves come out, the adventure begins
InterWorld by Neil Gaiman( Book )

44 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,836 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At nearly fifteen years of age, Joey Harker learns that he is a Walker, able to travel between dimensions, and soon joins a team of different versions of himself, each from another dimension, to fight the evil forces striving to conquer all the worlds
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
The graveyard book
American gods : a novelCoralineGood omens : the nice and accurate prophecies of Agnes Nutter, witchOdd and the Frost GiantsStardustThe ocean at the end of the laneNorse mythologyAnansi boys
Alternative Names

Gaiman N.

Gaiman N. 1960-

Gaiman Neal

Gaiman Neil

Gaiman Neil Richard

Gaiman, Neil Richard 1960-

Gaiman Neil Richard MacKinnon

Gaiman, Neil Richard MacKinnon 1960-

Gaimanas Neilas

Gaiman'as Neil'as Richard'as

Ǧāymān, Nīl, 1960-

Geimanas Nylas

Geimens, Nīls 1960-

Gejman, Nil.

Gejman, Nil 1960-

Gejmen, Nil

Gjejman, Nil 1960-

Neil Gaiman

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Neil Gaiman angol író

Neil Gaiman auteur britannique de fantasy

Neil Gaiman autor de còmics i escriptor de ciència-ficció i fantasia

Neil Gaiman britischer Fantasy- und Science-Fiction-Autor

Neil Gaiman Brits schrijver

Neil Gaiman britský spisovatel

Neil Gaiman brittiläinen kirjailija

Neil Gaiman brittisk författare och manusförfattare

Neil Gaiman English fantasy writer

Neil Gaiman escritor

Neil Gaiman escritor de fantasía inglés

Neil Gaiman fumettista, scrittore e giornalista britannico

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Neil Gaiman scriptor anglese de phantasia

Nialus Gaiman

Nil Gejman

Nil Qeyman

Nīls Geimens

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Гейман Нил

Гейман, Нил, 1960-

Гейман, Нэйл Ричард, 1960-

Геймэн, Нэйл Ричард, 1960-

Нийл Геймън

Нил Гейман английский писатель-фантаст, автор графических романов и комиксов

Нил Гејман

Ніл Ґейман англійський письменник-фантаст, автор графічних романів і коміксів

Ґеймен Нейл Річард

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גיימן, ניל

גיימן, ניל 1960-

גימן, ניל 1960-

ניל גיימן

ניל גיימן סופר, משורר ותסריטאי יהודי אנגלי מסוגת הפנטזיה והמדע הבדיוני

نيل جيمان

نيل غيمان

نیل قیمن

نیل گیمن

نیل گیمن نویسنده انگلیسی

نیڵ گەیمن

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