The Lovely Bones
By Alice Sebold
Book review by Jayshun Johnson
Your a teenage Girl. New to highschool going through your highschool life . Times are rough but you are getting on through. You was was walking home from school one day . Would you have taken a different route , if you knew you was gone die that day ?
The story is about a family devastated by a gruesome murder of there teenage Daughter. After being raped and murdered , She watches from her personal Heaven as her family and friends struggle to move on with their lives while she comes to terms with her own death. In 1973 , she takes her usual shortcut home from her school through a cornfield in Norristown , Pennsylvania. George Harvey, her 36 year old neighbor who lives alone and builds doll houses for a living. Convinces her to have a look at his underground den he has recently dug in the field. Once she had enter, he rapes and murders her, then cuts up her body, putting her remains in a safe that he dumps in a sinkhole. Her spirit flees toward her personal heaven while that was happening her spirit came in contact with her fellow classmate. Ruth Connors who is a psychic . At first her family refused to believe that Susie is dead, until a neighbor's dog finds Susie's elbow.
So the police does a investigation and talks to everyone in the neighborhood. The police talk to Harvey, finding him strange but seeing no reason to suspect him. Susie's father begins to suspect Harvey.
Will they ever find out who killed her ? Well if you like a book that us supsenseful and sad. This would be a good book to read then . But i would only recommend this book for teenagers or adults .
The Girl: Susie
Susie - Was the one that was murdered. She was sweet, kind , and outgoing. Also was shy too . She had a crush on a boy , while going to her new highschool. But would never speak to anyone .
The Killer : Mr. Harvey
Mr. Harvey was a weird neigbor. He built doll houses for a livng and also built tents. But Mr. Harvey was a person no one would suspect that would kill her .