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The Graveyard Book

Rating 8.8

  • Quality 9.9
  • Popularity 4.6

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A summary…

  • Magic, horror and fantasy family drama
  • You'll love Gaiman after reading this
  • Love ghosts? You'll love this one

Synopsis

When a baby escapes a murderer intent on killing the 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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Book details

Author
Neil Gaiman (44)
Illustrator
Chris Riddell (132)
Publisher
Bloomsbury Publishing (+1000)
Language
English
Age
12-15 years
First edition
2008
Categories
terror and ghosts, fiction
Tags
novel, mystery, humor, adventures, fantasy

Editions

Main edition

Paperback / softback

The Graveyard Book
Year
2009
Format
Paperback / softback
Pages
304
Size
129 x 198 mm.
ISBN
9780747594802

£7.99

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2008  |  £16.99

CD-Audio

The Graveyard Book
Year
2008
Format
CD-Audio
ISBN
9780747599760
Status
Discontinued

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