Awarded Best Novel at the 2010 SFX Sci-Fi Awards An astonishingly original blend of fantasy, humour, ghost story and family drama Eight chapters, many dead people and one live boy comprise this original, funny and gripping story
Neil Gaiman is the multi-award-winning and bestselling author of Coraline and Stardust, both of which are major motion films. Neil also writes screenplays for other people's films as well as books for adults and picture books for younger readers. Neil is British and lives in the USA. He travels extensively promoting his books.
'Thrilling, elegant and joyously macabre. You will love it to death' Holly Black author of The Spiderwick Chronicles 'This brief, dark, savoury adventure deserves to become a modern classic of children's writing' Independent 'Suspenseful, well-told and touching' The Sunday Times 'One of the joys of reading Gaiman is how he subverts our expectations of magic, horror, fantasy and the mundane' The Times