Winner of the Newbery Medal. 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 stunningly original novel deftly 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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'The highly skilled craftsmanship of Neil Gaiman's expertly joined plotting is constantly fascinating. With The Graveyard Book he appears to have exceeded even his own exacting standards, seeming to revel in creating the improbable and layering on impossible convolutions. The impossible he deals with through mind-twistingly clever links and attention to the most minute of details, the improbable becomes totally convincing through the sheer brilliance of the writing' The School LibrarianReview:
`One of the joys of reading Gaiman is how he subverts our expectations of magic, horror, fantasy and the mundane'
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Book Description HarperCollins Publishers, 2008. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0061712825
Book Description HarperCollins Publishers, 2008. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110061712825
Book Description Book Condition: Brand New. Book Condition: Brand New. Bookseller Inventory # 97800617128211.0