The Lovely Bones (Paperback)
  • The Lovely Bones (Paperback)

The Lovely Bones (Paperback)

50 Reviews Write your review
Paperback Published: 02/02/2012
  • Not available

This product is currently unavailable.

  • This item has been added to your basket
Check availability At your local shop

Check Marketplace availability

"My name was Salmon, like the fish; first name, Susie. I was fourteen when I was murdered on December 6, 1973. My murderer was a man from our neighborhood. My mother liked his border flowers, and my father talked to him once about fertilizer."This is Susie Salmon. Watching from heaven, Susie sees her happy suburban family devastated by her death, isolated even from one another as they each try to cope with their terrible loss alone. Over the years, her friends and siblings grow up, fall in love, do all the things she never had the chance to do herself. But life is not quite finished with Susie yet...The Lovely Bones is a luminous and astonishing novel about life and death, forgiveness and vengeance, memory and forgetting - but, above all, about finding light in the darkest of places.Celebrating 40 years of outstanding international writing, this is one of the essential Picador novels reissued in a beautiful new series style.

Publisher: Pan Macmillan
ISBN: 9781447202653

You may also be interested in...

“Emotional Page Turner.”

This is one of those books that really grabs you from the very start, pulling you right into the world as you connect with the characters you quickly grow to love (and hate in some cases). It deals well with a topic... More

Paperback edition
20th December 2013
Helpful? Upvote 9


There's been a lot of hype about "The Lovely Bones". It's seems like everyone has read this book, and so they should!

Really good story. The book is narrated by a young girl, raped and murdered,... More

Paperback edition
18th March 2011
Helpful? Upvote 9


this shows a family go to hell and back again but explores this theme in an easy and accessible way, i enjoyed it from beginning to end and found it to be very moving in every way possible.

Paperback edition
7th July 2010
Helpful? Upvote 8

Your review has been submitted successfully.

We would love to hear what you think of Waterstones. Why not review Waterstones on Trustpilot?

Review us on Trustpilot