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Neverwhere by  Neil Gaiman - F First American Edition - 1997 - from Vashon Island Books and

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by Gaiman, Neil

Condition: Near Fine /J Near Fine

New York: Avon Books. 1997. F First American Edition. H Hardcover. Near Fine. A bright clean copy in pictorial jacket over cloth-backed boards, 8vo, [10], 337 pages. First solo effort of the famous co-editor of "The Sandman Book of Dreams"; a dizzyingly fantastic tale of a businessman's adventures in "a London of shadows and darkness ... a city of monsters and saints ... that exists entirely in a subterranean labyrinth of sewer canals and abandoned subway stations" (jacket front flyleaf). Notable also for quotations from the Lyke Wake Dirge, G. K. Chesterton's "The Napoleon of Notting Hill" and Neil Diamond's "I'm A Believer", as well as the map of the London Underground.

E-book extra: Neil Gaiman's "Because I Say So: The Making of Neverwhere."Richard Mayhew is a plain man with a good heart -- and an ordinary life that is changed forever on a day he stops to help a girl he finds bleeding on a London sidewalk. From that moment forward he is propelled into a world he never dreamed existed -- a dark subculture flourishing in abandoned subway stations and sewer tunnels below the city -- a world far stranger and more dangerous than the only one he has ever known...

  • Bookseller: Vashon Island Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 0820530
  • Title: Neverwhere
  • Author: Gaiman, Neil
  • Illustrator: Osyczka, Dan (illustrator); 1 b/w Map (endpapers); Few b/w Decorations
  • Format/binding: H Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Near Fine
  • Jacket condition: J Near Fine
  • Edition: F First American Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • ISBN 10: 0380973634
  • ISBN 13: 9780380973637
  • Publisher: Avon Books
  • Place: New York
  • Date published: 1997
  • Keywords: Gaiman, Neil English Literature 20th Century English Fiction Fantasy England London QX91
  • Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall (tall).


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