The critically acclaimed bestseller.
Alice Sebold is the author of the bestselling novels The Lovely Bones and The Almost Moon, and the memoir Lucky. She lives in California with her husband, the writer Glen David Gold.
Moving and compelling . . . It will put an imperceptible but
stealthily insistent hold on you. I sat down in the morning to read
the first couple of pages; five hours later, I was still there,
book in hand, transfixed -- Maggie O'Farrell * Sunday Telegraph
Spare, beautiful and brutal prose . . . The Lovely Bones is compulsive enough to read in a single sitting, brilliantly intelligent, elegantly constructed and ultimately intriguing * The Times *
Takes the stuff of terrible tragedy and transforms it into something hopeful and redemptive * Daily Mail *
[Sebold] has created a novel that is painfully fine and accomplished, one which readers will have their own difficulties relinquishing, long after the last page is turned * Los Angeles Times *
A chilling juxtaposition of innocence against evil * New Statesman *
Sebold has given us a fantasy-fable of great authority, charm, and daring. She's a one-of-a-kind writer -- Jonathan Franzen