The Graveyard Book

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Bloomsbury, 2009 - Cemeteries - 288 pages
When a baby escapes a murderer intent on killing his entire family, who would have thought it would find safety and security in the local graveyard? Brought up by the resident ghosts, ghouls and spectres, Bod has an eccentric childhood learning about life from the dead. But for Bod there is also the danger of the murderer still looking for him after all, he is the last remaining member of the family. A novel constructed over eight chapters, featuring every second year of Bod’s life, from babyhood to adolescence. Will Bod survive to be a man?

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User Review  - LiviaDel - Borders

This is a cute book for kids. It's a unique story. I went for this book because I loved Coraline, and I thought this would go the same way. And I must say I was wrong. It doesn't have the mystery level and the tight plot I was hoping for. But it's still a cute story. Read full review

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Absolutely lovely!
Neil Gaiman really captures the adventurous mind of children - while including the subtopics for adults!
One of his best!

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About the author (2009)

Neil Gaiman is the multi-award-winning and bestselling author of Coraline and Stardust, both of which are major motion films. Neil also writes screenplays for other people's films as well as books for adults and picture books for younger readers. Neil is British and lives in the USA. He travels extensively promoting his books.

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