(From the publisher):
Is nothing sacred?
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 the 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.
Scary, gripping and deeply unsettling, American Gods takes a long, hard look into the soul of America. You'll be surprised by what – and who – it finds there...
Original title: American Gods
Genre: Fiction→ Fantasy→ Saga, Myth, and Legend
Fiction→ Fantasy→ Contemporary