The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold

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The Lovely Bones is a 2002 novel by Alice Sebold. It is the story of a teenage girl who, after being brutally raped and murdered, watches from heaven as her family and friends go on with their lives, while she herself comes to terms with her own death. The novel received a great deal of critical praise and became an instant bestseller.

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The 1137th greatest fiction book of all time


This book is on the following lists:

  1. - 34th on The New Classics - 100 Best Reads from 1983 to 2008 (Entertainment Weekly)
  2. - The Great American Read (PBS)

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