The Graveyard Book (Hardcover, 2008, HarperCollins Pub.) 5 stars

After the grisly murder of his entire family, a toddler wanders into a graveyard where …

just what I needed

5 stars

I forgot how much I liked this book. Gaiman claims it is inspired by the Jungle Book, but to me it felt more like Kidnapped, but improved.

The most remarkable thing (other than me sitting down and reading a book on paper for once), was the complete lack of cynicism. That is not a sure thing with Gaiman.