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    American Gods - Neil Gaiman

    I appreciated that Gaiman didn't include Greek or Roman mythology, in favour of the mythologies less represented in Western literature, i.e. Egyptian, Hindu, Norse, etc. If he'd merely been concerned with representing the "immigrant gods" he'd have included Roman mythology at least, since...
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    have you read C.S.Lewis's Space Trilogy

    The last book contains just as much fantasy, it's just that it takes the form of Christianity (as opposed to simply being Christian allegory, like the first two books and the Chronicles of Narnia). The demon-head seems pretty sci-fi to me. And don't forget Merlin and the appearance of the Greek...