The Lovely Bones Author:Alice Sebold The Chorus Begins for — Alice Sebold and The Lovely Bones — "The Lovely Bones is one of the strangest experiences I have had as a reader in a long time, and one of the most memorable. Painfully funny, bracingly tough, terribly sad, it is a feat of imagination and a tribute to the healing power of grief." — -Michael Chabon, author of The Amazing Adv... more »entures of Kavalier and Clay
"What a wonder writer Alice Sebold is. Out of darkness she makes light, out of despair and violence, beauty, out of deep loss and peculiar, hard-won gain. All her characters, for good or ill, travel to surprising places, and so do we, her extremely fortunate readers."
-Margot Livesey, author of Eva Moves the Furniture
"Set in a heaven as real and possible as the earth is mysterious and shifting, The Lovely Bones explores, with clear-eyed affection and wit, the romance of family life, the shy, funny turbulence of adolescents, and the painful tracks loev and loss make through our world.:
-Amy Bloom, author of A Blind Man Can See How Much I Love You
"The Lovely Bones is the kind of novel that, once you're done, you may go visit while wandering through a bookstore and touch on the binding, just to remember the emotions you felt while reading it. Intensely wise and gorgeously written, The Lovely Bones is a heartbreaking page-turner. I envy the reader who is about to jump into the world of Susie Salmon and her incredible family."
-Aimee Bender, author of An Invisible Sign of My Own« less