The Graveyard Book: Full-Cast Production (Unabridged)
by Neil Gaiman
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Audie Award, Distinguished Achievement in Production, 2015 A brand-new full-cast audio edition of a perennial favorite - The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman, which has sold over one million copies. Special content in this edition includes the story behind The Graveyard Book, written and performed by Neil Gaiman. The Graveyard Book is the winner of the Newbery Medal and the Carnegie Medal (the only novel to ever win both awards), the Hugo Award for Best Novel, the Locus Award for Young Adult Book, and Audiobook of the Year. This full-cast audio edition is performed by Neil Gaiman, Derek Jacobi, Robert Madge, Clare Corbett, Miriam Margolyes, Andrew Scott, Julian Rhind-Tutt, Emilia Fox, Reece Shearsmith, Lenny Henry, Elizabeth Bennett, Allan Corduner, Sean Baker, Tim Dann, Adjoa Andoh, Jenny Gannon, Dan Weyman, and Daniel Brocklebank. Nobody Owens, known to his friends as Bod, is a normal boy. He would be completely normal if he didn't live in a sprawling graveyard, being raised and educated by ghosts, with a solitary guardian who belongs to neither the world of the living nor of the dead. There are dangers and adventures in the graveyard for a boy. But if Bod leaves the graveyard, then he will come under attack from the man Jack - who has already killed Bod's family… Magical, terrifying, and filled with breathtaking adventures, The Graveyard Book by beloved master storyteller Neil Gaiman is sure to enthrall listeners of all ages.
I did not want this book to end! You know how you occasionally find a book so good that you just can't stop thinking about it and end up going through it way too fast? Well this is exactly how it was for me with this book. I loved the characters, the voices for the audiobook was superb, and the entire concept in general. It's a must read!
Loved this story!
We listened to this audiobook on a long road trip. The reading of the story was spectacular and the writing excellent. My husband, 11 year old son, and I all loved it. It's a story of ghosts and spooky things but at its core it's a story of a boy growing up, and it was relatable to all of us. I was sad when it was over.