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Coraline by Neil Gaiman
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Dec 08, 11

bookshelves: young-adult-lit
Recommended for: Children who aren't silly, and adults who can handle nightmares
Read from November 14 to December 08, 2011 — I own a copy, read count: 1

"Coraline" is a whimsical book and great fun to read. I'm pretty sure "sweet" is not in Gaiman's dictionary (or wasn't during the writing of "Coraline"), but I found it a strong, direct, wildly imaginative book--that doesn't sidestep any of the complexities of life and parent-child relationships. My only regret is that there isn't more. It was such a fast read that I blew through it in a little over an hour, in which time I was completely hooked on the premise.
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