Surbiton High School

The Genius of Neil Gaiman


When you’re a librarian, you have to put up with the common misconception that you’ve read everything. Nonetheless, you do try to read as many things as is humanly possible, and in so doing it can sometimes be difficult to cultivate ‘favourite’ authors, so to speak. Nonetheless, I do try to make time for a select few, and one of these few is Neil Gaiman.

Why is he so? Well I tried to answer the question in my Lit Soc talk yesterday (Powerpoint here: Neil Gaiman), but trying to condense the literary genius of the man who is feted …read more