By Eleanor Bley Griffiths We may have reached the American Gods season one finale – the drama is only just getting started. With just 130 pages of Neil Gaiman’s behind us, 500 more stretch beyond the bookmark. There is so much more story to tell. so, ’s time to pause and a quick look back at the path Bryan Fuller and Michael Green have carved out so far. At this point I should issue a spoiler warning: you should probably only read on if you’ve finished season one. And the series itself borrows characters from later the story (Easter, Mr Jacquel, Mr Nancy), I’ be pulling a few very-mildly-spoilery details about how they are different the novel too. Continue at your own risk. And so we come to the reckoning: how does season one of American Gods stand up to Gaiman’s beloved 2001 novel? Pretty well, I think. A lot of the is wildly different, and the narrative is twisted to bring major characters for unscheduled appearances when – by – they shouldn’t appear until season two or even three. But despite major changes, Fuller and Green […]

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