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Wednesday, January 2, 2008

InterWorld by Neil Gaiman & Michael Reaves

Two books in one day. Why can't everyday be like this?!

Title: InterWorld
Authors: Neil Gaiman & Michael Reaves
Copyright: 2007
Pages: 239
ISBN: 9780061238963
Publisher: HarperCollins
Author Website:
Twitter: @HarperCollins, @neilhimself
Format: Hardcover
Available: June 26, 2007
Rating: 5/5 stars

A fun jaunt through multiple dimensions, InterWorld tells the story of young Joe Harker, who has the ability to Walk between dimensions, and the adventures that ensue when he discovers this ability after getting himself lost downtown. It's not so much a story about good vs. evil as it is about science vs. magic, and trying to keep the balance between the two.

Neil Gaiman and Michael Reaves had originally conceived the concept as a television show, but when studios didn't seem interested, they changed the telling into a novel.

I really enjoyed reading this book. Straight forward storytelling and some imaginative plots made for an enjoyable experience. It's a quick read, but worth it if you are looking for something fun. I find myself hoping that they continue the story.

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