Fat Charlie Nancy discovers the truth about his legacy when his estranged father dies suddenly, and he learns that he has a rather unruly brother named Spider. Their father was Anansi, the spider god. Anansi Boys is an urban fantasy novel by Neil Gaiman.
Summary of the Book
When his father died, Fat Charlie Nancy thought that it was just about time. He didn’t care for the man, he was barely present in his life and Charlie knew nothing about who he was. He thought things would get better now that his father was dead. However, he discovers that he has a brother named Spider at the funeral. He also discovers that their father was Anansi, the spider god. Spider is a god too and he wants to take over Charlie’s life. Charlie realizes that to get rid of his brother, he will need help. He reaches out to four old women, voodoo enchantresses who promise to rid him of Spider once and for all.
About Neil Gaiman
Neil Gaiman is an English writer. He is famous for his work on the Sandman series of graphic novels, Neverwhere, Smoke And Mirrors, Coraline and Stardust.
His work has won several awards, including the prestigious Hugo and Nebula awards for Fantasy and Science Fiction.
Series Reading Order
This book is a sequel to American Gods.
Anansi Boys (English)
5 Sep, 2014
The making of a pop star
10 Jul, 2013
23 Apr, 2012