My friend recommended Neverwhere to me recently. (If you plan to read the book, I suggest you not read this synopsis in this first paragraph that's coming up, because I liked the book more because I had no idea what was going to happen.) It's about a man who is accidentally thrust into a parallel universe that coincides with regular London, called London Below. There, he helps a girl find out who killed her family, so that he can somehow get back to London Above, the London we know now. It's an interesting concept. I still think it's kinda weird that London Below is only in London and nowhere else. I guess I'm more of a look-at-the-big-picture kind of person.
As I was reading it, my friend told me that she had the first season of Neverwhere . I realized it started out as a BBC show! Neil Gaiman (also wrote Coraline and Star Dust) was a scriptwriter for the show. After the show was canceled, Gaiman wrote the book! I watched the first episode. It's weird because it's basically the same-- almost every line!
I heard they're making a movie. It's all coming out in such a weird order! First a show, then a book, then a movie. All I know is, it's coming out in 2009.
The book was pretty good. I love adventure stories, so if you do too, then you'll most likely enjoy this book.
I give it 4 stars!