When Newbery Medal winner Neil Gaiman and Emmy Award winner Michael Reaves teamed up, they created the bestselling YA novel InterWorld. InterWorld. Neil Gaiman has been a favourite author of mine ever since I ran into Neverwhere; both the novel and tv series as a teenager, his sideways take on reality. InterWorld. Neil Gaiman, Author, Michael Reaves, Author. HarperCollins/Eos $ (p) ISBN

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On a field trip set by his Social Studies teacher, Mr. It’s pretty decent, actually. When Colin and Susan are pursued by eerie gaiiman across Alderley Edge, they are saved by the Wizard.

Everything moves at breakneck speed, gaimqn though not actually an action fest, I often felt that the authors weren’t really interested in having any scenes that didn’t introduce some weird new sight or frightening occurrence.

I think Gaaiman light the mudluff, Hue, best of all. Apr 26, Sesana rated it liked it Shelves: I own every copy of “Sandman” and have several signed I waited on line, yes I did. Joey Harker is the kind of guy who gets lost in his own house. Joey was more reaction-driven than a personality-driven – he was as interesting as a block of wood.

InterWorld series Neil Gaiman: Joey teams up interwlrld alternate versions of himself from an array of these worlds. He then entered a strange fog and when he emerged, everything had changed. For the auxiliary language in science fiction by Larry Niven, see Known Space. I enjoyed interworlld and think, being sure that the reader is old enough to deal with the slight amount of violence and emotional stress, it is a good read.

At times it felt like the authors were trying to cater to the geeks by generously including references to all kinds of geeky popular culture. I rushed to read it and It’s part science fiction, part fantasy, part allusion to all things in geekdom.

Galman words in this book do not sound like Gaiman.

That being said, fast as the pacing is in terms of character, I was pleasantly surprised just how well written and well plotted the book’s action sequences are, especially considering that even though Joey is said to have an unusually high aptitude for Walking between worlds he has no special powers himself, and so his great escapes tend to happen due to a combination of quick thinking and luck which is far more satisfying reading than sudden bursts of random powerfulness.

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There’s also another empire among these alternate worlds, ruled by science.

We’ve found that while readers like to know what we think of a book they find additional reader reviews a massive help in deciding if it is the right book for them. Indeed even though The Hex who serve interwworld the book’s major antagonistsare very recognizably black magicians with all trappings from bubbling retorts to goblin servants, there is just a unique gximan to them that makes them stand out from all the other black magicians out there, and also makes them the best sort of villains, the kind you love to hate.

The book ends as expected with a great big, well plotted and paced climax not unlike the destruction of the Deathstar. Trilogy about a boy who travels through space to other earth dimensions?? When he met Mr. This book sparked my imagination. Perhaps it should have stayed there. The legions of Faery, aided by trolls, demons and the Wild Hunt itself, are poised to overthrow the Realm On June 16,Neil Gaiman reported in his journal that DreamWorks Animation optioned the book to make it into an animated feature film.

View all 6 comments. The ship teleports to Nowhere-at-alla sort of hyperspace. A sequel to what?!?

Interworld by Neil Gaiman book review

Whatever the case, he sure did know a lot of pop culture references through out the ages, regardless of his own age and point of reference, so I would have to guess that he spends all of his time gathering useless knowl Interworld is the coming-of-age story of a boy finding himself, quite literally. There Jay explained to Joey how he was a part of an organization called InterWorld and their job was to keep the altiverse balanced by stopping the scientific force Binary from making worlds too scientific, while also stopping the magical force HEX from making worlds too magical.

I do hope the next book focuses more on the Binary than the Hex, given that the idea of a series with two potential antagonistic evil empires is a fascinating one to explore. If this were written by anyone else I would have given it slightly higher marks, but in that it was written even co-written by Gaiman I can only afford it a solid “three stars.


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This list is incomplete ; you can help by expanding it. And every alternate version of Joey Harker is capable of doing the same. Apr 09, Thomas rated it it was ok Shelves: The group soon set out on another mission.

This page was last edited on 1 Juneat Lists with This Book. Joey Harker is an ordinary boy with nothing special going for him. The book is told in the first person from the perspective of Joey Harker, an average fifteen year old living in the small American town of Greenville with a knack for getting lost.


All that sounds very Gaiman-ish. First name Country where you live Book Your rating out of 10 1 2 3 intedworld 5 6 7 8 9 10 Your review. There are schools of thought that believe when a big decision is made there is a branch of time for both possibilities. The mudluff then becomes attached to Joey and he names it ” Hue “.

Interworld by Neil Gaiman and Michael Reaves

His name is West. Joey then went to HQ and learns gaimam all Walkers were all copies of himself from different Earths. Gaiman’s magic is not only his ideas, which are truly magical all on their own, but very words he uses as his paintbrush and paints to show us these worlds.

See all 4 questions about InterWorld…. Unfortunately, InterWorld proves the same point. He began an intense course of exercise while studying very advanced science and magic to prepare him for his new role as a member of gauman InterWorld. Sabriel is sent as a child across the Wall to the safety of a school in Ancelstierre.

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