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Sunday, December 08, 2002

Here's a roundup from the Scotsman, which is really nice. At the end he says,"It therefore seems perfectly apt for me to list this book here, to say that it will surely become a contemporary classic and to hope it will soon be available here in the same illustrated format already enjoyed in America," and his hopes should be fulfilled when Bloomsbury take Coraline into paperback next year.

This is another Scotsman article -- one of the "year's best books" lists from lots of people. Coraline's on Julia Bertagna's list.

Coraline is listed on the Guardian's best of the year roundup as well.

I can't work out how to do a link to the Times, but Coraline's on it's best of the year roundup:

The cult books of the hour are, deservedly, Garth Nix's Sabriel (Collins, �12.99; offer, �10.39) and Neil Gaiman's weird and haunting Coraline (Bloomsbury, �9.99; offer, �8.49), which, once I had got past the unpromising opening, turned out to be a masterly treatment of a common childhood - and adulthood - nightmare: the one where you dream your parents have been changed into different people, but only you can tell. If you have never had that dream, you will after reading this book.

Gaiman's spooky Coraline

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