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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I also liked the fact that pop culture illusions are used sparingly and usually to make a humorous point, for example describing one villain as having a voice which sounded like “Darth Vader in a vat of maple syrup” was far more amusing than simply mentioning Star Wars. View all 5 comments. The HEX boil down Walkers to their raw essence, which was used as power supplies for their transdimensional spacecraft.

Joey discovers that he’s a Walker and that he’s not the only interworrld.

For the auxiliary language in science fiction by Larry Niven, see Known Space. In an infinity of worlds, anything is not only possible, it’s mandatory. It pains me to give this book three stars. Not my favorite Gaiman book by a long shot.

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Joey Harker finds that he’s capable of walking between worlds, alternate realities baiman every variety, from the fully magical to the fully technological to everything in between. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. InterWorld series Neil Gaiman: Then again, maybe that is simply intersorld and I carry that with me where ever I go.

We are introduced gaaiman a myriad of alternate-universe Joeys – from the wolf-girl to bionic-boy. The Nowhere-at-all is filled with Magic, while the Static has Science.

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Why not lend a hand? A clever concept done too cookie-cutter to be anything special, with a hero too vanilla and ill-defined to be relatable. The multidimensional universe contains some worlds of magic, some of technology and some with both – all of which are at war.

A footnote at the end of the book details that the story is over 10 years old, and was put together as a novel over a long weekend after existing first as a television proposal. View all 8 comments. Joey treats it like a pet even though it saved his life on more than one occasion. Enter Joey Walker – armed with his extraordinarily bad sense of direction and a burning desire to pass his final exam – he manages to actually get lost on our planet and walk to another one.

Interesting characters with intense situations. Joey finds Hue and escapes with his teammates. Retrieved November 6, Some on different planes of existence, some right next door. As it is, it was a quick and entertaining read that made me want to revisit previously read Gaiman works. Want to Read saving…. The concept is great. I just finished it, because it wasn’t that bad to put …more If I would be teenage now I’d say it was good, and somewhat satisfying, but now I don’t feel so.

Not so good, not bad. It’s always the window dressing that makes a hero’s journey worthwhile. The mudluff then becomes attached to Joey and he names it ” Hue “. Aunque, claro, nada de todo eso le quita lo liosa y confusa que es por partes.

He’s got a lot to learn in a short time, and the first training mission he and his team are sent on goes very, very wrong. He had trouble finding his way around his interwrold house, let alone the town.


Joey Harker is an average high school student living in Greenville. The in-between is a shortcut for traveling from world to world. Darth Maul — Shadow Hunter.

Interworld by Neil Gaiman- review

Multiverse novel involving worlds of magic, science, and in between [s]. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. This book will probably satisfy a young adult audience and is a interaorld introduction to Gaiman as a writer, but those seeking more substance and conflicts without glossed over resolutions should perhaps look elsewhere.

Imagine how much a 9 to 12 year old would enjoy it? When Joey escaped back to HQ, the leader, an old man named Joe a. The In-Between is also the place where strange multidimensional beings dwell.

I read everything ‘Gaiman’ at some point. Joey was then taken inferworld the room where his teammates are being held.

They moved Joey to a flying ship, the Lacrimae Mundi. Gaoman large cauldron is in the center of the room, built to capture their souls to power the ship. Why all the nonsensical quantum mechanical mumbo jumbo when there’s magic in the book? Joey Harker is the kind of guy who gets lost interworlc his own house. Countless possibilities exist on an infinite number of planes, yet the survival of everyone and everything falls into the hands of one boy and his misfit band of buddies.