Neverwhere: Author's Preferred Text by Neil GaimanNeverwhere: Author's Preferred Text by Neil Gaiman

Neverwhere: Author's Preferred Text

byNeil Gaiman

Hardcover | July 28, 2015

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The #1 New York Times bestselling author’s ultimate edition of his wildly successful first novel featuring his “preferred text”—and including the special “Neverwhere” tale “How the Marquis Got His Coat Back.”

Published in 1997, Neil Gaiman’s darkly hypnotic first novel, Neverwhere, heralded the arrival of this major talent and became a touchstone of urban fantasy. Over the years, a number of versions were produced both in the U.S. and the U.K. Now, this author’s preferred edition of his classic novel reconciles these versions and reinstates a number of scenes cut from the original published books.

Neverwhere is the story of Richard Mayhew, a young London businessman with a good heart and an ordinary life, which is changed forever when he is plunged through the cracks of reality into a world of shadows and darkness—the Neverwhere. If he is ever to return to the London Above, Richard must join the battle to save this strange underworld kingdom from the malevolence that means to destroy it.

Neil Gaiman is the #1New York Timesbestselling author of more than twenty books, and is the recipient of numerous literary honors. Originally from England, he now lives in America.
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Title:Neverwhere: Author's Preferred TextFormat:HardcoverDimensions:336 pages, 9.25 × 6.12 × 1.09 inPublished:July 28, 2015Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0062371053

ISBN - 13:9780062371058

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Rated 2 out of 5 by from Nevermore Could never really get into this book. Although it did help me get to sleep several nights. We read as park of a fantasy bookclub and no one loved it. Just OK. Not one of Gaiman's better works.
Date published: 2014-04-22
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Neverwhere Not a fan...its was interesting in terms of characters and setting but the plot for was boring.
Date published: 2014-03-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from LOVED it!! This was a great story, nice pace, easy to read and enjoyable. I'm sorry the story ended because I'd really like to know more about Richard, Door, Old Bailey and, of course, the Marquis. Neil Gaiman is a great Author :)
Date published: 2013-12-31
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Little ride away Imaginative and creative. Story takes you on an enticing adventure. Would rate it 3.5 as I would have liked to have seen more connection in the relationships. But I did enjoy the ride!
Date published: 2013-12-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Everyone should read this book I think I didn't know what spellbinding meant until I read this book...few books are this awesome. Well done, Mr Gaiman. This book was a hundred times better than American gods...
Date published: 2013-11-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Neverwhere Excellent story, just the kind I was hoping it would be. The world so often glimpsed out of the corner of your eye, when you're not looking for it. Well done Mr. Gaiman.
Date published: 2013-11-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A bit lovely A bit gruesome, a tad dark, a smidge odd, and totally enthralling. As if waking the streets of Lindon, and seeing odd names long forgotten for their origins sparked a world that just might already exist.
Date published: 2013-09-01

Editorial Reviews

“For those who have never been to Neverwhere, it’s time to go. For those who may have traveled once before, this new edition is calling out to you. There is more to see, hear and learn.”