Read The Lovely Bones Book by Alice Sebold

Read The Lovely Bones Book by Alice Sebold

The Lovely Bones

This deluxe trade paperback edition of Alice Sebold s modern classic features French flaps and rough cut pages.Once in a generation a novel comes along that taps a vein of universal human experience, resonating with readers of all ages The Lovely Bones is such a book a phenomenal 1 bestseller celebrated at once for its narrative artistry, its luminous clarity of emotio This deluxe trade paperback edition of Alice Sebold s modern classic features French flaps and rough cut pages.Once in a generation a novel comes along that taps a vein of universal human experience, resonating with readers of all ages The Lovely Bones is such a book a phenomenal 1 bestseller celebrated at once for its narrative artistry, its luminous clarity of emotion, and its astoniishing power to lay claim to the hearts of millions of readers around the world My name was Salmon, like the fish first name, Susie I was fourteen when I was murdered on December 6, 1973 So begins the story of Susie Salmon, who is adjusting to her new home in heaven, a place that is not at all what she expected, even as she is watching life on eath continue without her her friends trading rumors about her disappearance, her killer trying to cover his tracks, her grief stricken family unraveling Out of unspeakable traged and loss, The Lovely Bones succeeds, miraculously, in building a tale filled with hope, humor, suspense, even joy A stunning achievement The New Yorker Deeply affecting A keenly observed portrait of familial love and how it endures and changes over time New York Times A triumphant novel It s a knockout Time Destined to become a classic in the vein of To Kill a Mockingbird. I loved it Anna Quindlen A novel that is painfully fine and accomplished Los Angeles Times The Lovely Bones seems to be saying there are important things in life on earth than retribution Like forgiveness, like love Chicago Tribune

Title : The Lovely Bones
Author :  Alice Sebold
Language : English
Isbn : 0316001821
Format : Paperback
Pages : 328 pages

Rating: 4.3

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