Oct. 7th, 2009

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I came to Neil Gaiman really late, not being a fantasy or comics reader. But I fell in love with Coraline, and so many people I know adore his work that I knew I needed to read The Graveyard Book.

The premise is something out of a nightmare—the mysterious “man Jack” kills an entire family, intending to end with the toddler in the upstairs bedroom. Instead, the child escapes, and makes his way to the graveyard’s gate, where a kindly “ghost” immediately takes the child in. As a mother, the image of this baby crawling up the hill, alone in the night, to a graveyard absolutely chilled me, but what happens there is the best possible outcome.

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