But, Mr. Nancy left Fat Charlie things Û like the tall good-looking stranger who appears to be the brother he never knew. And all of a sudden, life starts getting very interesting for Fat Charlie. Because, you see, Charlie's dad wasn't just any dad. He was Anansi, a trickster god, the spider-god. Anansi is the spirit of rebellion - he is able to overturn the social order, create wealth out of thin air, and baffle the devil!
Exciting, scary, and deeply funny, Anansi Boys is a kaleidoscopic journey deep into myth, a wild adventure, and a fierce and unstoppable farce, as Neil Gaiman returns to the territory of his masterpiece, American Gods, to probe the dark recesses of the soul! When Fat Charlie's dad named something, it stuck.