The Lovely Bones
By Alice Sebold
(Shi Bao Chu Ban/Tsai Fong Books, Paperback, 9789571339795, 335pp.)
Publication Date: April 2007
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The author talks about her blockbuster novel, The Lovely Bones, which features a surprising device: its main character, a young girl who has been murdered, narrates the book from the afterlife. Sebold's book is the basis for a new film by director Peter Jackson. More at NPR.org
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- In Susie's Heaven, she is surrounded by things that bring her peace. What would your Heaven be like? Is it surprising that in Susie's inward, personal version of the hereafter there is no God or larger being that presides?