It is the story of a teenage girl who, after being raped and murdered, watches from her personal Heaven as her family and friends struggle to move on with their lives while she comes to terms with her own death. The novel received critical praise and became an instant bestseller. A film adaptation , directed by Peter Jackson , who personally purchased the rights, was released in The novel's title is taken from a quotation at the story's conclusion, when Susie ponders her friends' and family's newfound strength after her death:. These were the lovely bones that had grown around my absence: the connections—sometimes tenuous, sometimes made at great cost, but often magnificent—that happened after I was gone.
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So I kept reading and I am very glad. Touches on family relationships, the way different people grieve, and how life goes on. Do read it, you won't be sorry. See all 59 questions about Desde mi cielo…. Lists with This Book. Community Reviews. Showing Average rating 3. Rating details. Sort order. Start your review of Desde mi cielo. This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. To view it, click here. Readers also enjoyed. Young Adult. About Alice Sebold. Alice Sebold. Her work has been translated into more than fifty languages and has appeared in The New York Times and The Guardian, among other publications.
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