The Graveyard Book By Neil Gaiman

Reviewed on : July 26th, 2010

His friends in the graveyard named him Nobody Owens. Graveyard ??? Yes he live in the graveyard ever since he was a toddler. He was raised by a ghost couple, Mr & Mrs. Owens and a somewhere in between creature, Silas.

His biological parents was killed when he was a toddler. He was saved by the ghost in the Graveyard. They decided to give the toddler The Freedom Of The Graveyard. Meaning as long as the boy remain within the graveyard, he is safe. People from the outside can not see him. Silas, The Honour Guard Creature swore to protect the boy until he was old enough.

So there it is. A human boy, living among the non living. Nobody Owens, that’s the name they gave him. They call him Bod. As he grow, the ghost invented as system to keep Bod educated. Once, they decide to listed Bod in a public school. But it turned out to be a bad decision, because sooner or later Bod will be noticed.

So, how did Bod survive ? Will the killer finally found Bod ? Read it yourself !! Hehe.

This is a great and adventurous book. Neil Gaiman is e great storyteller, though the story is a little bit “dark” but it was fun. The story is different and original. It was the kind of book that you couldn’t get it out of your head even though you’ve finished it for sometimes.

You should definitely read it !!

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