The Lovely Bones

The Lovely Bones

Alice Sebold


When we first meet 14-year-old Susie Salmon, she is already in heaven. This was once earlier than milk carton photographs and public provider bulletins, she tells us; again in 1973, while Susie mysteriously disappeared, humans nonetheless believed these items did not ensue. within the candy, untroubled voice of a precocious teenage lady, Susie relates the grim occasions of her dying and her personal adjustment to the unusual new position she unearths herself. It appears to be like much like her tuition playground, with the great form of swing units. With love, longing, and a transforming into realizing, Susie watches her kinfolk as they deal with their grief, her father embarks on a look for the killer, her sister undertakes a feat of wonderful bold, her little brother builds a fortress in her honor and start the tricky means of therapeutic. within the fingers of an excellent novelist, this tale of probably insufferable tragedy is reworked right into a suspenseful and touching tale approximately family members, reminiscence, love, heaven, and living.

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