Looking back, I can clearly remember the moment where I fell in love with murder mysteries. I can

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Looking back, I can clearly remember the moment where I fell in love with murder mysteries. I can recall sitting on the couch with my dad as a young boy admiring the detectives on CSI as they tried to solve each case. The thrill of wondering whether or not they would find the true culprits would entice my young mind. This sense of wonder has stuck with me to this day. The book The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold is a thrilling tale about a young girl getting murdered. The movie of the same name, directed by Peter Jackson is pretty good too. The book, however; is far more superior than the movie because of its detail of events, openness of the characters feelings, and has far more meat to the story. The story begins with the main character…show more content…
Jack tells Len Fenerman about his suspicion, but Len doesn’t believe him. Through all of the drama of Susie’s murder her mother begins having an affair with detective Fenerman to find an escape from the real world. Susie’s mom would later move out to California to work for a winery. Throughout the book Lindsey starts to become suspicious of Mr. Harvey too. She breaks into his house and rips out a blueprint of an underground fort Mr. Harvey had drawn. Shortly after the break in Mr. Harvey leaves town and disappears Susie then tells us how all of the family members grow up and change. Lindsey gets married and has kids. Her mother eventually came back after finding out that her husband had suffered a heart attack. Jack and Abigail slamons fall back in love in his hospital room. Susie finally moves up into the wide wide Heaven and we learn that Mr. Harvey never gets caught by police, but instead ends up getting hit with an icicle during another attempted attack. After getting hit the the icicle, he falls into a ravine to his death. The last thing Susie explains to us is how Lindsey and her husband, Samuel, have a baby named Abigail Suzanne. The plot of the movie was basically the same as the novel, but they left out a lot of events that were in the book. In the movie it doesn't do a very good job at truly showing how much the family is truly affected by the murder of Susie. They don't mention that Abigail has an affair on

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