"A Monster Calls" by Patrick Ness [PG Review]

"A Monster Calls" by Patrick Ness [PG Review]

I started reading A Monster Calls with a few preconceived notions based on the cover and the inside blurb. Titled like a monster book, the cover dark and ominous like a monster book, and illustrated like a monster book. Hmmmm, must be about monsters. . .

Instead, I found the story to be a well written allegory that explores the contradictory nature of grief.

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