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When Newbery Medal winner Neil Gaiman and Emmy Award winner Michael Reaves teamed up, they created the bestselling YA novel InterWorld. InterWorld. Neil Gaiman has been a favourite author of mine ever since I ran into Neverwhere; both the novel and tv series as a teenager, his sideways take on reality. InterWorld. Neil Gaiman, Author, Michael Reaves, Author. HarperCollins/Eos $ (p) ISBN

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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Interworld however is a book which would have grabbed my attention purely on concept alone, whoever the author was. Both worlds exist independently of each other, and each is equally valid and true. This book will probably satisfy a young adult audience and is a good introduction to Gaiman as a writer, but those seeking more substance and conflicts without glossed over resolutions should perhaps look elsewhere.

The gathering forces of the Dark Powers threaten the world of man. I read everything ‘Gaiman’ at some point.

The story itself is a bit paint-by-numbers, a fairly generic hero’s journey.

Interworld by Neil Gaiman- review

gaima This parade of big, bright ideas continues through the whole book, from a life form that communicates through colour, to the truly nightmarish things which both the Interworle and Binary do to captured Walkers to retrieve their intereorld.

Then again, these sections are comparatively few, and since they also continue exploring the wonderfully vibrant universe of the book they didn’t feel too distracting. See Ceridwen’s review, but additionally: On June 16,Neil Gaiman reported in his journal that DreamWorks Animation optioned the book to make it into an animated feature film. I also have the distinct impression that it may have been originally conceived as an ongoing story book series, or even a TV show that only panned out into a single novel.

This list is incomplete ; you can help by expanding it. But I’m not ages anymore. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. While my children are grown, I suppose the increase may go back to the Harry Potter series as it came along about the time my children were out growing wanting to be “read to” and I was still keeping up on what they read.


What they do know The general plot and some of the vocabulary might prove frustrating to someone younger than high school age since it’s dealing with inter-dimensional possibilities and gaima the quasi-scientific terminology associated with it. The heart-pounding yaiman to the bestselling InterWorld series, Retrieved February 12, Refresh and try again.

It also didn’t help that we barely got a sense of the Interworld character making the journal entries as interowrld character in his own right either, indeed he seemed almost more like an omniscient narrator than a specific voice.

A large cauldron is in the center of the room, built to capture their souls to power the ship. I laughed my butt off at the phrase “opposition is unproductive. The Weirdstone of Brisingamen Alan Garner 9.

InterWorld (InterWorld, #1) by Neil Gaiman

Joey needs to save the entire Altiverse from evil and he needs to save a few of his other versions who think he is a screwup. And every one of these characters were dull. As it is, it was a quick and entertaining read that made me want to revisit previously read Gaiman works. Incomplete lists from September But in escaping she discovers her house holds the gateway to the Realm of Bellania Who will guard the living when the dead arise?

This is obviously not a good career choice, and Joey is recruited by Jay, an InterWorld agent who is in fact an older version of Joey himself, to be an InterWorld agent. Afraid of going back to a home where he doesn’t exist, Joey decided to go to Mr. Joey manages to move over to the cauldron and knocked it over, incinerating some of the guards in the room.

Joey teams up with alternate versions of himself from an array of these worlds. But you really should read it and find out for yourself because questions like this only spoils the fun. Dogknife was in the room where Joey saw him earlier, captured by the souls and thus rendered harmless.


Suggesting to Gaimain an idea for a possible animated television series, they collaborated on the story and unsuccessfully tried to sell it to various studios, including DreamWorks, which was not interested. Instead, he lectured them on all their wrongdoings in the Altiverse. However, only Walkers can go there. Gaiiman Dangerously Norse Mythology. I didn’t realize that this was a Young Inferworld title when I galman it from the library.

This an adventure with many familiar points placed in a science fiction world that interwogld YA readers will like. I also liked the interwprld that pop culture illusions are used sparingly and usually to make a humorous point, for example describing one villain as having a voice inrerworld sounded like “Darth Vader in a vat of maple syrup” was far more amusing than simply mentioning Star Wars. Recently, it was represented and has been picked up with a release, and the book finally published.

In the end, I was disappointed with this book not because it’s bad. Joey Harker is an average high school student living in Greenville.

Sure, parallel universes, magic vs. Joey and his teammates broke the jars containing them to free the souls and shut the ship down. All I could think of was: I have as noted elsewhere found myself reading more and more YA type books over the last few years. But I interworkd in expecting and hoping for a Unterworld Gaiman novel, and that’s not exactly what I got. The only thing is that it was too action-packed. I finally have a chance to fit in and they would all think I was weird for myself.

He began an intense course of exercise while studying very advanced science and gaimman to prepare him for his new role as a member of the InterWorld. Every year at an exclusive private boarding school in New York state, the graduating students uphold an old tradition — they must swear an oath of secrecy and leave b