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Book Review of The Graveyard Book

The Graveyard Book
The Graveyard Book
Author: Neil Gaiman
Genre: Children's Books
Book Type: Hardcover
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This is the first book of Gaiman's that I want for my shelf! Well deserving of the Newbery award, it's the story of a young boy, Nobody ("Bod") Owens, raised by ghosts in a graveyard after his parents and sister are killed. When he grows to youth, he finds out that his family's killer is still out to get him. Full of intriguing characters and a wonderfully haunted and eerie atmosphere, this is an unusual book that transcends Gaiman's usual strange fare without losing any of his uniqueness, and will have a more universal appeal.