Coraline is by turns creepy and funny, bittersweet and playfulcan be read quickly and enjoyed deeply (san francisco chronicle book review) a modern ghost story with all the creepy trimmingswell done (new york times book review. Coraline movie reviews & metacritic score: a young girl walks through a secret door in her new home and discovers an alternate version of her life on the su. This is one heckuva book coraline, our heroine, is nothing short of wonderful she is the first central female character that i have read by neil gaiman, and one of my favorites of all his characters, despite this being a children's book (for the record, this book is pretty creepy-just the sort of thing i would have loved as a little girl. The movie is fantastic too, although it's quite different than the book (in fact, the book wasn't finished when the movie was made) but i'm not here to talk about the movie, i'm here to focus on coraline the book. Free summary and analysis of chapter 1 in neil gaiman's coraline that won't make you snore we promise.
Neil gaiman's instant classic follows young coraline into the ideal family living right next door. Coraline reader reviews and comments, and links to write your own review (page 1 of 4. At first reading, coraline seems a book destined for rereading, so it is lucky the illustrations are multifaced enough to be interesting at each reading a parent reading aloud, a child being read to, and adults or children reading to themselves can all enjoy the prose and illustrations on a variety of levels. Coraline jones and her parents have just moved into a house so big they share it with an old man who trains mice upstairs and an aging former actresses in the.
Kirkus review a deliciously dark graphic adaptation of gaiman's modern classic is delivered with pitch-perfect accuracy and presented in a striking palette staying true to the original text, russell's adaptation follows young coraline jones as she discovers a strange door in her otherwise boring flat. Coraline has 36 reviews and 29 ratings reviewer elsa427 wrote: coraline is one of the best books i've read it's like numer 1 love this book so much. Amazon review despite being mostly i love creepy stories and i didn't actually realise that coraline was a book until very recently i love the film, as with. Coraline has 17,964 ratings and 1,590 reviews when coraline steps through a door in her family's new house, she finds another house, strangely similar t.
Read coraline reviews from parents on common sense media become a member to write your own review. Years ago, i watched the movie coraline not really knowing what it was about i found it disturbing, eerie, and really really good i simply loved it. When coraline steps through a door to find another house strangely similar to her own (only better), things seem marvelous read new romance book reviews, posts. Coraline, by neil gaiman, is certainly a special bookbut my copy is even more special than most--it was signed by the author jean stood four hours in the pouring rain to get this book signed for me.
Coraline by neil gaiman available in trade paperback on powellscom, also read synopsis and reviews an epic taleand#8212set in a minuscule worldand#8212written and illustrated by the incomparable. Plot summary: coraline is a girl with a heart for adventure and a passion for exploration she is constantly ignored by her hard working parents and is often left to fend on her own. The version i read, borrowed from the library, was an anniversary edition it had a snippet at the beginning about gaiman's inspiration for the story, which was a fun addition, and gave me some insight into the details behind it. Coraline's story is truly frightening, and gaiman goes to great lengths to forge an other world where every aspect of our lives is perverted and twisted into the macabre originally a comic-book writer, he uses lyrical comparisons that challenge the simple images of traditional children's books. Nov 14 carrie book review bookaholic_diva this was supposed to be my big halloween read along with 'coraline' i finished it last night, november 5th books don.
Coraline has 37 reviews and 30 ratings reviewer cool_girl101 wrote: i really want to read the novel and watch the movie i watched the trailer and its creepy in the other world everyone has buttons for their eyes at the end the other mother turns evil and stuff but do u know y they have buttons for their eyes b. In coraline's family's new flat are twenty-one windows and fourteen doors thirteen of the doors open and close the fourteenth is locked, and on the other side is only a brick wall, until the day coraline unlocks the door to find a passage to another flat in another house just like her own. This feature is not available right now please try again later.
Coraline ventures through a door in her flat into a strange and frightening world overcoming her fears, she must outwit the evil other mother to free herself. Coraline by neil gaiman 44 of 5 stars (paperback 9780061649691.
Coraline, perhaps neil gaiman's most famous work (due to the movie adaptation), is one of those books that probably everybody has to read sometimei'll be the first to admit that the only reason this book shot up on my to-buy and to-read list was because of the appearance of the signed limited edition slip case edition on the book depository (which is still available btw. Before going in to see 'coraline,' i had read the book on which the film was based while many acclaimed it for it's storyline, i found it rather dull and predictable i've been surrounded by fans of neil gaiman's work, though so far had never picked up a book written by him (though 'american gods' did pique my interest. Coraline is a creepy novel that frightened the life out of me i had to read it in two sittings because i was so utterly spooked the author, neil gaiman , conjured up such amazing pictures in my.