Science fiction and fantasy
Neil Gaiman at a panel at WFC in Brighton in 2013
"Do whatever the f**k you want to do!"
Neil Gaiman writes comics and fantasy novels, and his work has been adapted into a number of films. His fiction is quirky and original, and he sometimes uses characters from various mythologies.
Book ReviewsAnansi Boys
Not even the offspring of a god can escape the shame of an embarrassing parent.
Released in 2005.
Coraline Jones is bored when she moves into a creepy old house full of odd old people, until she finds a hidden passage leading to a place where she can get all the attention she wants, if only she will pay the price.
Released in 2002.
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