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The Graveyard Book

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Description: Amazon.com Review In The Graveyard Book, Neil Gaiman has created a charming allegory of childhood. Although the book opens with a scary scene--a family is stabbed to death by "a man named Jack” --the story quickly moves into more child-friendly storytelling. The sole survivor of the attack--an 18-month-old baby--escapes his crib and his house, and toddles to a nearby graveyard. Quickly recognizing that the baby is orphaned, the graveyard's ghostly residents adopt him, name him Nobody ("Bod"), and allow him to live in their tomb. Taking inspiration from Kipling’s The Jungle Book, Gaiman describes how the todd ... (more)
Manufacturer: HarperCollins
Release date: 30 September 2008
ISBN-10 : 0060530928 | ISBN-13: 9780060530921
Tags: 2008 (1), Supernatural (1), Childrens (1), Audiobook (1), Ghosts (1), 2000s (1), Hugo Award (1)
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