Anansi Boys

Introduction

Anansi Boys is a fantasy novel by English writer Neil Gaiman. In the novel, "Mr. Nancy" — an incarnation of the West African trickster god Anansi — dies, leaving two sons, who in turn discover each other. The novel follows their adventures as they explore their common heritage. While not a sequel to Gaiman's previous novel American Gods, the character of Mr. Nancy appears in both books.

Anansi Boys was published on 20 September 2005 and was released in paperback on 1 October 2006. The book debuted at number one on The New York Times Best Seller list,[1] and won both the Locus Award and the British Fantasy Society Award in 2006.[2] The audiobook was released in 2005, narrated by Lenny Henry.


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