American Gods


Genres : Drama, Fantasy
Channel : HBO
Budget : $210,000,000
Shooting place : The United States


The book, which won both the Hugo and Nebula Awards, tells the story of an ex-convict named Shadow who finds himself in the midst of a war between two sets of gods. After three years in prison, Shadow has done his time. But as the time until his release ticks away, he can feel a storm brewing. Two days before he gets out, his wife Laura dies in a mysterious car crash, in adulterous circumstances. Dazed, Shadow travels home, only to encounter the bizarre Mr Wednesday claiming to be a refugee from a distant war, a former god and the king of America. Together they embark on a very strange journey across the States, along the way solving the murders which have occurred every winter in one small American town. But the storm is about to break.Disturbing, gripping and profoundly strange, Gaiman’s epic novel sees him on the road to the heart of America.