Quote Originally Posted by marcshoe View Post
I finished it yesterday and liked it very much. It has a feel to it that's more similar to Gaiman's short stories than his novels. The narrator is an adult remembering forgotten events from when he was seven, and we see adult implications of a child's point of view. He says this explicitly a few times and implies it all through the story.

Gaiman's my favorite living writer, fwiw.
I read it today at work. Thought it was pretty good. Couldn't help but feel sorry for the kid the whole book.