Elegantly structured and written with crepuscular relish, the master of the macabre brings his singular gothic vision to the tale of Bod, raised by the ghouls of the graveyard and kept safe from a ruthless killer who has offed the rest of Bod’s family.
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Number of pages: 304
Weight: 215 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 20 mm
One of the joys of reading Gaiman is how he subverts our expectations of magic, horror, fantasy and the mundane ... A memorable, captivating read * The Times *
This brief, dark, savoury adventure deserves to become a modern classic of children's writing * Independent on Sunday *
Suspenseful, well-told and touching * The Sunday Times *
The best book Neil Gaiman has ever written. How he has managed to combine fascinating, friendly, frightening and fearsome in one fantasy I shall never know, but he has pulled it off magnificently * Diana Wynne Jones *
Like a bite of dark Halloween chocolate, this novel proves rich, bittersweet and very satisfying * Washington Post *
The outrageous riches of Gaiman's imagination. Every page is crowded with invention, both funny and scary * Patrick Ness *
I wish my younger self could have had the opportunity to read and reread this wonderful book, and my older self wishes that I had written it * Garth Nix *
The Graveyard Book, by turns exciting and witty, sinister and tender, shows Gaiman at the top of his form ... a tale of unforgettable enchantment * New York Times *
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