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The Graveyard Book | Study Guide

Neil Gaiman

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Overview

Author

Neil Gaiman

Year Published

2008

Type

Novel

Genre

Fantasy

Perspective and Narrator

The Graveyard Book is narrated in the third person limited perspective and is focused on the main character Nobody "Bod" Owens.

Tense

The Graveyard Book is written in the past tense.

About the Title

The Graveyard Book derives its title from the setting of the book. The story is set within the confines of a graveyard on a hill where the ghostly inhabitants cannot leave the graveyard. The main character is alive and is told that he cannot leave because it is too dangerous.

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