A Monster Calls: Special Collectors' Edition (Movie Tie-in): Inspired by an idea from Siobhan Dowd
A deluxe hardcover edition of Patrick Ness’s #1 New York Times bestseller features the entire illustrated novel as well as more than one hundred pages of extraordinary film-inspired content.To celebrate the release of Patrick Ness’s acclaimed novel as a feature film, directed by Juan Antonio... show more
A deluxe hardcover edition of Patrick Ness’s #1 New York Times bestseller features the entire illustrated novel as well as more than one hundred pages of extraordinary film-inspired content.To celebrate the release of Patrick Ness’s acclaimed novel as a feature film, directed by Juan Antonio Bayona, this gorgeous special edition of A Monster Calls includes Jim Kay’s original illustrations as well as a comprehensive bonus section featuring:* enlightening new essays by the author (who also wrote the screenplay)* interviews with the director, cast, and crew * stills from the movie * exclusive behind-the-scenes content * previously unpublished early sketches by the illustrator, whose artwork inspires animated scenes in the film.
Publish date: 2016-10-04
Pages no: 360
Edition language: English
Wow. I never watched the movie, so had no idea what "A Monster Calls" was about. All in all this was a very moving book that hits you in all the right places. I do wish the ending had tied things up a bit. However, I get that the author, Patrick Ness, realized he didn't need to spell things out for ...
I had this book on my Audible app for too long and decided to listen to it for #SpringHorror and though I wouldn't consider it a true horror novel, it felt more like a dark fable/fairytale rooted in modern times, it did have some horrific elements. A young boy dealing with a whole lot of awful, is...
This was a good book. It's not like there was anything necessarily bad about it. Cool story and a creative way of approaching the subject of loss and grief. I think my expectations were too high for it though. I had heard really great things about it and wanted to read it before seeing the movie. I ...
I rarely give books five stars, but this one just gave me so many feels.I already knew that Patrick Ness is an excellent writer, at least when it comes to his YA work. But this book was staggeringly beautiful, dealing with tragedy in a way that is real and raw and not full of the melodrama or romant...
4,75 starsRead in one sitting, bawled my eyes out for the last third. I can't write any kind of coherent review right now, other than to say I loved it and it broke my heart.(Also, I read this as a part of a 24h readathon, of which I have four and a half hours left. What can I possibly follow this u...