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Under the streets of London there's a world most people could never even dream of - a city of monsters and saints murderers and angels and pale girls in black velvet. Richard Mayhew is a young businessman who is about to find out more than he bargained for about this other London. A single act of kindness catapults him out of his safe and predictable life and into a world that is at once eerily familiar and yet utterly bizarre. There's a girl named Door an Angel called Islington an Earl who holds Court on the carriage of a Tube train a Beast in a labyrinth and dangers and delights beyond imagining...And Richard who only wants to go home is to find a strange destiny waiting for him below the streets of his native city. This title includes extra material exclusive to Headline Review's edition.


'Prose that dances and dazzles . . . Gaiman describes the indescribable' SUSANNA CLARKE

'It's virtually impossible to read more than ten words by Neil Gaiman and not wish he would tell you the rest of the story' OBSERVER

Includes an introduction to the author's preferred text, How the Marquis Got His Coat Back short story, reading-group discussion questions, an 'Altogether Different Prologue' and an interview with Neil Gaiman**