“I know it’s supposed to be for kids but why should they have all the fun?! With his customary dark humour and vivid imagination, ‘The Graveyard Book’ is one of those great stories that you race through but don’t wan’t to end! Great fun!” Bob
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?