Interesting Questions, Facts and Information
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Interesting Questions, Facts, and Information
Its role - or lack of - in the sinking of Atlantis. Page 322 mentions Atlantis, but does not give a definite answer on the question of Islington's involvement in its sinking.
|The marquis de Carabas gave Mr. Croup a piece of sculpture in exchange for information. What Chinese dynasty was it from?||"Neverwhere" by Neil Gaiman
T'ang. Mr. Croup appears to be an avid collector of the figurines. However, he actually relishes in their destruction.(pg.210)
a fox and a wolf.. This is stated in page 32 of the novel. On page 33 one will find the bald statement that they looked nothing like brothers.
a hooker. Richard mistook Hunter as a hooker because she said she "sells personal physical services" for a living.
Harrods. Richard had to cross Knightsbridge to get to Harrods. HMS Belfast was where the subsequent Floating Market was held. Big Ben was where Anaesthesia got her quartz necklace.
|After getting her wound patched up, Door requests Richard to fetch someone for her. Who is this person she asks for?||"Neverwhere" by Neil Gaiman
Marquis de Carabas. Door asks for the Marquis de Carabas, whom her father Lord Portico said she could trust in moments of dire need.
A knife wound in the arm. Door was stabbed in the upper arm by Ross, one of Croup and Vandemar's hired goons.
An umbrella. The walnut cake is given to Richard by his mother for his journey to London; the hunting knife is given to him by Hunter as she died; and the crow's feather is a gift from Old Bailey.
Scotland. Richard Mayhew is from Scotland. He went to London to take a job in Securities.
She threw the key to the door down the well and the hand of the other mother went down too.. After she did this, Coraline felt at ease. The three children were safe and so were her parents. She had conquered a real mission.
In the snowglobe. Coraline was trying to escape her other mother's clutches, and made a quick grab for the snowglobe, which held her parents.
Apple. While she was in her real flat, Coraline was bored and wrote a story about a girl named Apple who liked to dance until her feet turned into sausages.
They had buttons for eyes. Coraline's other mother actually wanted to sew buttons on Coraline's eyes so Coraline would have to be their daughter instead of her real parents.
In the abandoned theater. Coraline had to go on a search to find the children's souls so she could save them, her parents and herself from the other mother.
The old man upstairs. The old man upstairs was known to be crazy. Nobody believed that he really had a mouse circus. He actually did.
|The other residents in the house got Coraline's name confused; they call her something else. What do they call her?||Neil Gaiman's "Coraline"
Caroline. Coraline gives up trying to correct them about her name.
Bright Green. Coraline and her mother went to a department store to buy Coraline school clothes, where Coraline stumbled upon the gloves. Her mother refused to buy them.
Fourteen. Of all fourteen doors, only thirteen would open. The fourteenth opened to a brick wall.
Pollution. Pestilence quit in 1936, complaining about penicillin.
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Embarrassing Personal Problems. Then the four horsemen's names that followed War, Famine, Death and Pollution were Grievous Bodily Harm, Cruelty to Animals, Things not working properly even after you've given them a good thumping, and Really Cool People.
Wasabi. It was a small little Asian car that no one could ever recognize.
Queen. Then it becomes interesting, when Freddie Mercury sings everything.
none. "Angels simply don't dance. It's one of the distinguishing characteristics that marks an angel. They may listen appreciatively to the Music of the Spheres, but they don't feel the urge to get down and boogie to it."
Bentley. Though, near the end of the book it becomes a burning shell that used to resemble a Bentley.
rare book dealer. He even owned a book written by William Shakespeare called "The Comedie of Robin Hoode."
Aziraphale. He once guarded Eden with a flaming sword, then decided to give it away.
October 21st, 4004 B.C.. Actually, it was around 9:00 am; well, about a quarter hour away actually.
Mr. Hinzlemann. When Shadow is doing his 9-day vigil for Wednesday (i.e., hanging on a tree and dying), Ganesh comes to him and tells him to look in the "trunk". Later, while talking to Mr. Nancy, he suddenly realizes that Ganesh was not talking about his elephant trunk, but the trunk of the old clunker car on the frozen lake that Hinzelmann put out there for the annual contest.
It turns out Mr. Hinzelmann is a kobol and thrives on the deaths of children. This is how he has been surviving for so many years, and also why the town has stayed so idyllic and trapped in the past.
Iceland. Shadow has been traveling because there is nothing left for him back in the U.S.: Laura and Wednesday are dead, and Lakeside has changed.
While in Iceland, he meets Odin, and they talk about Wednesday. Odin says of Wednesday: "He is me, but I am not him."
coin tricks. Shadow loves to do coin tricks. It's one of his skills.