The Lovely Bones

The Lovely Bones - Oberon Modern Plays

Paperback (25 Sep 2018) | English

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Susie Salmon is just like any other young American girl. She wants to be beautiful, adores her charm bracelet and has a crush on a boy from school. There's one big difference though - Susie is dead.   Now she can only observe while her family grieve her death in their different ways. Her father, Jack is obsessed with identifying the killer. Her mother, Abigail, flees the family home, desperate to create a different life for herself. And her sister, Lindsay, is discovering the opposite sex with experiences that Susie will never know. Susie is desperate to help them and there might be a way of reaching them...   Alice Sebold's novel The Lovely Bones is a unique coming-of-age tale that captured the hearts of readers throughout the world. Award-winning playwright Bryony Lavery has deftly adapted the novel for the stage, so that what Susie shares with the reader can be presented on stage. This is an unforgettable play about life after loss - "a riveting dialogue between heaven and Earth" (The Times).

Book information

ISBN: 9781786826718
Publisher: Oberon Books
Imprint: Oberon Modern Plays
Pub date:
Language: English
Number of pages: 176
Weight: 182g
Height: 129mm
Width: 198mm
Spine width: 20mm