With unprecedented access to Neil Gaimans personal archives, author Hayley Campbell gives an insiders glimpse into the artistic inspirations and musings of one of the worlds most visionary writers.
Over the last twenty-five years, Neil Gaiman has mapped out a territory
in the popular imagination that is uniquely his own. A master of several genres, including, but not limited to, bestselling novels, childrens books, groundbreaking comics, and graphic novels, its no wonder Gaiman has been called a rock star of the literary world. Now, for the first time, Gaiman reveals the inspiration behind his signature artistic motifs, giving author Hayley Campbell a rare, in-depth look at the contents of his personal notebooks and early work, even some of his abandoned projects. The result is a startling, intimate glimpse into the life and mind of one of the worlds most creative visionaries. The book is the first comprehensive, full-color examination of Gaimans work to date, tracing the genesis of his creative life as a starving journalist in the UK to his life as a successful comic book writer and, ultimately, a bestselling novelist.
Complete with running commentary, interview text, and annotated material that contextualizes the visual material, this deluxe compendium contains never-before-seen material and promises to be every bit as inspired as Gaiman is himself.