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Gaiman, Neil

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The graveyard book by Neil Gaiman( Book )
74 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in 10 languages and held by 7,727 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
Coraline by Neil Gaiman( Book )
141 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in 17 languages and held by 6,226 libraries worldwide
Looking for excitement, 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
Odd and the Frost Giants by Neil Gaiman( Book )
24 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 4,254 libraries worldwide
An unlucky twelve-year-old Norwegian boy named Odd leads the Norse gods Loki, Thor, and Odin in an attempt to outwit evil Frost Giants who have taken over Asgard
Stardust by Neil Gaiman( Book )
72 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in English and Portuguese and held by 4,238 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. Young adult
American gods : a novel by Neil Gaiman( Book )
63 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 4,148 libraries worldwide
A master of inventive fiction pens the story of an ex-con who is offered a job as a bodyguard for Mr. Wednesday, a trickster and a rogue. Shadow soon learns that his role in the man's schemes are far more dangerous and dark than he could have ever imagined
Anansi boys by Neil Gaiman( Book )
47 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 4,054 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
Good omens : the nice and accurate prophecies of Agnes Nutter, witch : a novel by Neil Gaiman( Book )
57 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,015 libraries worldwide
An amiably zany novel of religious and social satire featuring a devil and an angel who join forces to prevent Armageddon (which would spoil their comfortable life-styles) by chasing down the Antichrist, a nice but invulnerable 11-year-old boy
The ocean at the end of the lane by Neil Gaiman( Book )
27 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and Czech and held by 2,909 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 ocean. The oldest can remember the Big Bang
Neverwhere by Neil Gaiman( Book )
55 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 2,890 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
The Sandman : the kindly ones by Neil Gaiman( Book )
56 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in English and German and held by 2,539 libraries worldwide
A mother's desire for revenge over her kidnapped child sets the Kindly Ones (known also as The Furies) on the trail of Dream of the Endless. What they set in motion will demand a huge sacrifice before all is said and done
Beowulf by Robert Zemeckis( visu )
17 editions published in 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 2,124 libraries worldwide
This is not your high school teacher's Old English epic poem, but a motion-capture animated film. 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 wolves in the walls by Neil Gaiman( Book )
25 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and Catalan and held by 1,971 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
Stardust by Claire Danes( visu )
17 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and Multiple languages and held by 1,954 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
Fragile things : short fictions and wonders by Neil Gaiman( Book )
15 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 1,741 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
InterWorld by Neil Gaiman( Book )
21 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,680 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
M is for magic by Neil Gaiman( Book )
18 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 1,603 libraries worldwide
Eleven stories that involve strange and fantastical events
Princess Mononoke by Hayao Miyazaki( visu )
6 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and Japanese and held by 1,599 libraries worldwide
A young warrior searching for a cure for a deadly curse becomes entangled in a battle between a clan of humans and the forest's animal gods
The day I swapped my dad for two goldfish by Neil Gaiman( Book )
19 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in English and German and held by 1,487 libraries worldwide
After trading his father for two goldfish, a boy and his little sister go on a rollicking adventure around town to get him back
Anansi boys by Neil Gaiman( Sound Recording )
21 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 1,432 libraries worldwide
"When Fat Charlie's dad named something, it stuck. Like calling Fat Charlie "Fat Charlie." Even now, twenty years later, Charlie Nancy can't shake that name, one of the many embarrassing "gifts" his father bestowed -- before he dropped dead on a karaoke stage and ruined Fat Charlie's life. Mr. Nancy left Fat Charlie things. Things like the tall, good-looking stranger who appears on Charlie's doorstep, who appears to be the brother he never knew. A brother as different from Charlie as night is from day, a brother who's going to show Charlie how to lighten up and have a little fun ... just like Dear Old Dad. And all of a sudden, life starts getting very interesting for Fat Charlie. Because, you see, Charlie's dad wasn't just any dad. He was Anansi, a trickster god, the spider-god. Anansi is the spirit of rebellion, able to overturn the social order, create wealth out of thin air, and baffle the devil. Some said he could cheat even Death himself" -- from publisher's web site
The Sandman : the dream hunters by Neil Gaiman( Book )
18 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in English and held by 1,401 libraries worldwide
The Dream Hunters is a novella with a story tangential to The Sandman series. Inspired by Japanese folklore, Gaiman tells of a fox who wins a monk's temple to use as her den, falls in love with the cleric and bargains with the Japanese Bringer of Dreams to protect the monk from his enemy, the lord of a neighboring estate
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Gaiman, Neal
Gaiman, Neil
Gaiman, Neil Richard.
Gaiman, Neil Richard, 1960-
Gaiman, Neil Richard MacKinnon 1960-
Geimens, Nīls, 1960-
גאימן, נייל. מקיאן, דייב
גיימן, ניל
ゲイマン, ニール
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