Lover of many types of genres! Enjoy listening to family novels on long road trips and non-fiction on my commute.
The character development.
Bod was the best part of the whole story. I enjoyed hearing him grow up and learn about the graveyard and the world outside.
It made me laugh and cry. I thoroughly enjoyed the entire book.
This was a great choice for an audio book.
There's nothing I can say about this book that someone else hasn't already said. Neil's narration is impeccable, the world-building and description are immersive, and I loved the characters immediately. I loved the tension in the story, and was glad that it was thrilling and suspenseful without being horrific or gory. That being said, I did see the "twist" coming from a mile off, but it's a children's book, so I can't really complain about that.
The characters are wonderful and the story is so creative! ---I didn't want the book to end!
It was totally engaging!
One of my favorites for entertainment.
Nobody was a fascinating little guy, but his guardian was a cool dude.
I listened to this book every day on my way into work. Then again on my way home and any minute I could find in between. It made my 2 hours of driving a pleasure.
If you lean a little toward the supernatural, you'll love love love this work.
I read this book in hard copy before I ever downloaded it and loved the story sooo much. I was pleasantly suprised at what a good narranter the author was having never heard his speaking voice before. The thing that absolutely killed me was the jarring music at ends and beggings of chapters. There were times when I considered stopping listening all together. The music was over-loud and actually played over the narrator in a few spots so he was hard to hear. Other than that I would give this audio presentation a perfect five stars.
When I first tried to listen to this book the murdered family at the very beginning really bothered me, and I just couldn't get into it. I read a few more of Neil Gaiman's book and decided to give this one another chance. So glad that I did, this is a very good book.
I really hated to see it end and wanted to follow Nobody on more adventures and learning experiences.
I've had lots of friends tell me about various Gaiman books, but never read or listened to any until I got this one for free. I will definitely to looking to get more. This subtly sweet and spooky story is great.
It was definitely a little more of a kids book but I loved it. Great read right before Halloween. Very likeable characters and by far the best reading performance I have had.
The descriptions. The book is not violent but still really scary!
This is definitely a book that is best via Audible. The reader is AMAZING and the music is great.
I think this book has a great beginning. It gets you interested immediately...and has alot of great mysteries. Loved this book!
Tell us about yourself! I am a 43 year old wanna be intellect. I love people doing things for me and i guess that includes my reading! My interests vary widely so this site is right up my alley....maybe too much so!!!
Yes, So much detail I know I missed something
It's magical and scary and enthralls on every page.
His accent and the way he portrays the voices....he literally loves hus characters and they love him back!
Two moments if u will allow...the moment he realizes his name is the name he has always had and when he says goodbye to his mother, eventhough Silas is my favorite character
Every character is so well developed i felt like i knew and know them. Isn't it great to know that some people understand that when the world sees us as nobody, nobody is actually what the world needs! I need "NOBODY", and nobody is my name too!
Say something about yourself!
My favorite audiobook of the 171 so far
Neil's word smithing is like J S Bach's music ... each word just right and essential. To add, change, or omit a word (or note) would diminish the whole. The story is unique and the writing hurls you along like a sailboat in a following sea. This certainly is not a children's book but a masterpiece.
I can't decide between Mr and Mrs Owens discovery of Bod or the entire cast joining to danse the Mac Abree.
Wrapping the production in Baroque Music played on lute, cello and viol DeGamba was a brilliant device. Different voices and accents keep everybody, even Nobody, straight w/o getting in the way.
Can you Danse the Mac Abree?
Don't Panic but the Graveyard experience depends so heavily on the listener's imagination that this might be as difficult to convert to the screen as the Hitchiker's Guide has proven to be.