It's well documented that I am something of a Science-Fiction/Fantasy book nerd so that fact that I am about to give Neverwhere by Neil Gaiman a stellar review should come as no surprise, but I'm gonna write out my thoughts anyway cause that's what I do. This story follows Mr. Richard Mayhew as he is struggling with a "there must be more to life than this bullsh*t" type crisis. One seemingly routine day, this perfectly ordinary man gets sucked down a proverbial rabbit hole "into an alternative reality that exists in a subterranean labyrinth of sewer canals and abandoned subway stations." This urban fantasy novel is darkly whimsical and my only critique concerns the ending, specifically the fact that there was an ending at all. I didn't/don't want this story to be over. I want to know more about how the characters' lives unfold, how they spend each of their days, and what their next steps will be. I don't want to lose the world or the characters that Gaiman has create and its for those reasons that Neverwhere will now top my list of all time favorite books.
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