InterWorld : InterWorld

  • by Neil Gaiman, Michael Reaves
  • Narrated by Christopher Evan Welch
  • Series: InterWorld
  • 5 hrs and 40 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Joey Harker isn't a hero.In fact, he's the kind of guy who gets lost in his own house. And one day Joey gets really lost. He walks straight out of his world and into another dimension.Joey's walk between the worlds makes him prey to two terrible forces: armies of magic and science who will do anything to harness his power to travel between dimensions. When he sees the evil those forces are capable of, Joey makes the only possible choice. He joins an army of his own, an army of versions of himself from different dimensions who all share his amazing power and who are all determined to fight to save the worlds.Master storyteller Neil Gaiman and Emmy Award-winning science-fiction writer Michael Reaves team up to create a dazzling tale of magic, science, honor, and the destiny of one very special boy and all the others like him.


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A good listen

I enjoyed this story. The plot and characters were interesting, and it shows a very interesting new take on the idea of multiple universes.

In some places the writing was a little bit awkward, not as polished as I've come to expect from Neil Gaiman. I don't know anything about the writing style of Michael Reaves, but I don't think he deserves the blame.

I think what's likely is that it's a result of this story not being intended to be distributed as a book. It was originally a pitch for a television show, I'm guessing they had to make a lot of hurried modifications when there was a demand for it in book form.

There's not much character development. I think that's also a result of the story being written for television where the development happens over multiple episodes.

One thing I wonder: If every important decision splits off a new universe, what happens when you make an important decision when you're outside of them?

Interworld is a nice, light read. I recommend it.
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- Gurmukh

Not insane or gross!

You know how you never know what you are going to get when you pick up a Neil Gaiman book? Well, it always worries me. Gems or garbage every time, no in between. This book is very unlike his usual style, no obscure references that made no sense whatsoever (to most of us, anyway) and nothing to really gross you out - this time. Very entertaining, worth getting!
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- L. Lipp

Book Details

  • Release Date: 06-18-2007
  • Publisher: HarperAudio