American gods chapter 8 summary

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american gods chapter 8 summary

American Gods (American Gods, #1) by Neil Gaiman

Days before his release from prison, Shadows wife, Laura, dies in a mysterious car crash. Numbly, he makes his way back home. On the plane, he encounters the enigmatic Mr Wednesday, who claims to be a refugee from a distant war, a former god and the king of America.

Together they embark on a profoundly strange journey across the heart of the USA, whilst all around them a storm of preternatural and epic proportions threatens to break.

Scary, gripping and deeply unsettling, American Gods takes a long, hard look into the soul of America. Youll be surprised by what - and who - it finds there...

This is the authors preferred text, never before published in the UK, and is about 12,000 words longer than the previous UK edition.

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American Gods Episode 8 - Season Finale Breakdown!

At supper in Cairo with Mr. Ibis, Shadow learns about the funeral parlor business. The question of whether the dead have souls will come up again once Shadow meets Mr. Jacquel, Mr. Ibis’s partner. Meanwhile, Mr. Ibis is the disguise for the Egyptian god Thoth, the god of wisdom and.
Neil Gaiman

Mark Reads ‘American Gods’: Chapter 8

Chapter 1: Shadow, incarcerated, is about to be released after serving three years in prison. Two days before his scheduled release, he is told that his wife, Laura, has died in a car accident. He travels home to attend her funeral in Eagle Point, Indiana, meeting the mysterious Mister Wednesday on the way. A woman, with supernatural capabilities that won't be described in detail here, practicing prostitution in L. He and Wednesday seal the deal with mead, encounter Mad Sweeney, a self-proclaimed leprechaun, and after some coin tricks he and shadow fight a test of Shadow, set by Wednesday. Shadow gives Laura the coin as a parting gift, and runs in to Audrey Burton, Robbie's wife, who tells him that Laura and Robbie were having an affair.

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In Chapter Eight , Shadow spends time with Mr. Ibis and Mr. Jacquel and their cat in Cairo, IL.

The warden tells him his wife Laura died. Shadow is released and takes a plane to Eagle Point, Indiana. A man named Mr. Wednesday offers Shadow a job. He knows about Laura, which unsettles Shadow, so he gets off the plane and rents a car. Wednesday tracks him and offers him a job to be his assistant and Shadow accepts.

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