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This story is different – a boy raised by ghosts in a graveyard. I loved the beginning, the way the author described a little toddler who liked to wander. Read morePublished 2 days ago by Jane
"Have you ever been haunted Maureen Quilling? Ever looked in the mirror wondering if the eyes looking back at you were yours? Read morePublished 4 days ago by SandyJ21
This book was not what I expected it to be. It actually made me think. It was awesome and I have read it an additional time just to find things I had missed the first time.Published 4 days ago by mamapa
What an extraordinary adventure! Neil Gaiman is undoubtedly a master at his craft. It takes a literary genius to knit such an inventive tale with such amazing characters. Read morePublished 6 days ago by Books4Tomorrow
Not Gaiman's best work. It starts off great, but the ending doesn't hold up.Published 6 days ago by Estefanía Canalda
The toddler was woken by a crash – startled, he decided to climb out of his cot; after all, he could walk now. Read morePublished 6 days ago by Brenda Telford
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|This is a juvenile fiction book - FYI.||
Actually if you look at the recommanded age group for the book, you could've deducted it. And it's quite dark for a children's novel. I just finished reading an advance copy of the book and it's completely amazing, like everything else gaiman writes. I couldn't put it down.
Sep 23, 2008 by Sebastien Pharand | See all 6 posts
|The Graveyard Book||
The initial chapter is really scary, but then, Harry Potter gets quite dark. My overall feeling is that The Graveyard Book is fantastic--you might want to tell Abigail about how the book was inspired by The Jungle Book. She can think of the killer as Shere Khan! There are ghouls and other creepy... Read More
Oct 29, 2008 by Kate Coombs | See all 2 posts
|Is Neil doing the voice work for this?||
I agree ... I can't imagine anyone else performing his work. So ... good news! According to the HarperCollins Web site, Mr. Gaiman does indeed read this audiobook.
Oct 3, 2008 by Robert J. Massey | See all 2 posts
|The Graveyard Book -- Enlighten me please||
For your first question, it's explained on pages 270-271. Basically, there was a prophecy that said a child who walked the borderland between life and death would be the end of their order if he grew to adulthood. So, Bod was the target. His family was just 'collateral damage', I guess you could... Read More
Mar 11, 2009 by T. A. Kleinhans | See all 10 posts
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