Thursday, September 29, 2011

Anansi Boys by Neal Gaiman

Anansi Boys by Neal Gaiman, 336 pages.

I read this tale of Fat Charlie Anansi, his brother Spider, and their dear departed father several years ago when it first came out. I had read a couple Gaiman's other books by that time, and had really been taken by American Gods. I remember not really loving this one, probably because it wasn't American Gods, and never really intended to re-read it. I needed something to listen to during a long drive or weekend project, or something, and started this one. I found it much more engaging this time. Maybe it was the excellent narration by Lenny Henry. Fat Charlie is a great character, and the story really works.

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