Richard is living a mundane, average life until he does a good deed. The good deed lands him in a place that stretches and then shatters his imagination. Richard ends up in an unlikely adventure under
Apparently this is a reprint with changes by the author of an older book. Gaiman states that this is the book as he originally planned it. The book clearly showcases the limitless imagination of a very popular author.
The underground is a distorted reflection of the ills of society. Richard faces those ills, grows to be a different person and suddenly finds himself home.
The cast of characters is broad with the Marquis as one of my favorites. The book has a short story at the end featuring the Marquis that I really enjoyed.
Gaiman writes an interesting and frequently strange book and yet it is captivating. There aren’t car chases and explosions. It is a more thoughtful book.
I enjoyed it.
I recommend the book.
This book may have been received free of charge from a publisher or a publicist. That will NEVER have a bearing on my recommendations.