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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Gaiman and Reaves began working on the idea for Interworld in wishing to make it a television adventure, but the idea was not received well, so they decided to write it down in novel form but was still never picked up.

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I think this book fills a niche that really needs to be filled. Literalmente hablando, cualquier persona del mundo puede hacer un mejor trabajo que esto. When Joey escaped back to HQ, the leader, an old man named Joe a.

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Joey Harker is the kind of guy who gets lost in his own house. And that’s just the first third of the book.

Interworld by Neil Gaiman and Michael Reaves

Retrieved from ” https: It was well done and a lot of fun for me. Joey needs to save the entire Altiverse from evil and he needs to save a few of his other versions who think he is a screwup. Whatever the cause I have read many wonderful books over the last few years that just happened to be considered, YA. This book will probably satisfy a young adult audience and is a good introduction to Gaiman as a writer, but those seeking more substance and conflicts without glossed over resolutions should perhaps look elsewhere.


Then again, these sections gaimwn comparatively few, and since they also continue exploring the wonderfully vibrant universe of the book they didn’t feel too distracting. If however you want a fun adventure full of big ideas and wonderfully weird landscapes, Interworld fits the bill nicely, and I certainly am looking forward to seeing where Joey winds up next. This focus on external details and what characters do rather than who they are does not just occur with Joey but also with his Interworld team mates, who generally are only recognizable by the idea behind them, eg, the girl with wings, the strong man, the cyborg etc, and how Joey actually relates to any of them other than simply as their team leader isn’t interwodld something we get much detail on.

InterWorld (InterWorld, #1) by Neil Gaiman

Joey Harker is an average high school student living in Greenville. It is the perfect young adult science-fiction adventure story to fill the vacuum left with the completion of the Harry Potter series. In this novel, Joey continues to struggle to find his place within the InterWorld organization, as he is still blamed for the death of a popular team member. Want to Read saving….

It also didn’t help that we barely got a sense of the Interworld character making the journal entries as a character in his own right either, indeed he seemed almost more like an omniscient narrator than a specific voice. Together, the army of Joeys battled evil magicians Lord Dogknife and Lady Indigo from HEX and from Binary to keep the balance of power between all the earths stable.

It’s ok, rather amusing book but not outstanding in any way, it doesn’t feel like something written by extraordinary writer like Gaiman. Joey treats it like a pet even though it saved his life on more than one occasion. Joey HarkerMr. The Altiverse has 3 factions fighting an eternal war. I look forward to more from this world.


It’s always the window dressing that makes a hero’s journey worthwhile. Jay also said that Joey had the ability to “Walk”, or go into the In-Between and other dimensions quickly and effectively.

He wanders out of his own world into a neighboring dimension where he doesn’t exist. Joey Harker is your typical kid, whose main concern is a certain girl and popularity at school.

I could see interwirld happening to me. I started this book at dinnertime last night and it’s almost I must be a real geek. View all 5 comments. It is the simplicity in resolution, the lack of ties to a life left behind not explained, a certain lack of depth-these are the things missing and very ‘Un-Gaiman.

This results in many, many universes with small and large differences, all existing at the same time.

En otras palabras, viaja entre dimensiones y realidades paralelas a su realidad en la Tierra. Many of the other Joeys initially resented Joey for causing Jay’s death, but soon come around about him as his skills improve.

I will give The Silver Dream a fair chance, hoping that questions will be answered, characters will be given a little bit more distinction than the simple description of their physique and particular skill set, and that Joey will agiman less of a special snowflake and more of a valuablewell-rounded, member of a team. But one day, on a social studies assignment, he outdoes himself.