The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold

June 12, 2010

Plot summary (with spoilers): One day while walking home from school in 1973, 14-year-old Susie Salmon is lured by neighbor Mr. Harvey into an underground den in a cornfield behind her house, where she is then raped before having her throat slashed. Susie tells the reader about this event even though she is already dead. […]