Book News: Gaiman’s Graveyard Book to Become a Film
Well it seems that Neil Gaimon’s novel The Graveyard Book is to made into a film after all. The director will be Neil Jordan, who will also write the screenplay material. This is not the first Gaimon book to be made into a film. His works Stardust and Coraline have also become movies.
The Graveyard Book synopsis:
Winner of the Newbery Medal When a baby escapes a murderer intent on killing the entire family, who would have thought it would find safety and security in the local graveyard? Brought up by the resident ghosts, ghouls and spectres, Bod has an eccentric childhood learning about life from the dead. But for Bod there is also the danger of the murderer still looking for him – after all, he is the last remaining member of the family. A stunningly original novel deftly constructed over eight chapters, featuring every second year of Bod’s life, from babyhood to adolescence. Will Bod survive to be a man?
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