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Coraline - Chris Riddell, Neil Gaiman
Coraline
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There is something strange about Coraline's new home. It's not the mist, or the cat that always seems to be watching her, nor the signs of danger that Miss Spink and Miss Forcible, her new neighbours, read in the tea leaves. It's the other house - the one behind the old door in the drawing room.... show more
There is something strange about Coraline's new home. It's not the mist, or the cat that always seems to be watching her, nor the signs of danger that Miss Spink and Miss Forcible, her new neighbours, read in the tea leaves. It's the other house - the one behind the old door in the drawing room. Another mother and father with black-button eyes and papery skin are waiting for Coraline to join them there. And they want her to stay with them. For ever. She knows that if she ventures through that door, she may never come back.
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780739482001 (0739482009)
Pages no: 208
Edition language: English
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Carmilla Reads
Carmilla Reads rated it
3.0 Meh
I usually love Neil Gaiman's books so I didn't feel worried picking this one up after Beloved. I figured if anyone could hold their own after a masterpiece it should be him. No. Other than an interesting idea (made stronger in the film) this book held nothing for me. It was too simplistic. Maybe it'...
Bookish Blerd
Bookish Blerd rated it
5.0 Review: Coraline [Graphic Novel]
Author: Neil Gaiman Adaptation & Illustration: P. Craig Russell Pages: 186 Wonderful. Whimsical with a slight hint of creepy. Coraline is a bright, adventurous child who doesn't get enough attention from her parents, but she's perfectly capable of occupying her time exploring. There is a cas...
Blog of love, inspiration & kindness
Blog of love, inspiration & kindness rated it
4.5 Coraline
When I started or better said, when I began reading this immensely strange and immensely weird novel, I honestly had no idea what to expect from its writer and what to expect from the novel itself. But as I progressed towards the actual beginning of the story, this novel wasn't just immensely strang...
Tannat
Tannat rated it
4.0 Coraline by Neil Gaiman (audiobook)
I enjoyed listening to this far more than I enjoyed reading the same story in print the first time around. And I love the cat. Part of that may have been Gaiman's delivery of the cat's lines. Oops, I forgot to add that the rats' singing was super creepy.
FatherCraneMadeMeDoIt
FatherCraneMadeMeDoIt rated it
3.0
For more reviews, check out my blog: Craft-CycleA good adaptation of Neil Gaiman's Coraline in graphic novel form. There was nothing wrong with this book. It was good. It follows the story with interesting illustrations. What hurts this graphic novel most is that the film adaptation (which has entir...
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