Is there a sequel to The Lovely Bones?
Regarding this, why is The Lovely Bones a banned book?
The Lovely Bones was challenged because it was considered too frightening for middle school students. The book also features a "heaven" personalized to Susie's tastes. Many people felt that Sebold was questioning some religious aspects with this version of heaven.
One may also ask, what is the real story of The Lovely Bones? The Lovely Bones is not based on a single true story, but the rapist, George Harvey, is a composite based on many real-life serial rapists and killers. Additionally, the author, Alice Sebold, was once raped in a tunnel where she learned that another victim had been raped and dismembered.
Similarly, it is asked, what happens at the end of Lovely Bones?
The Lovely Bones begins on December 6, 1973, with Susie's brutal beating, rape, murder, and dismemberment by her neighbor Mr. Harvey. Then novel ends in the spring or summer of 1984 and weaves backwards and forwards through time from the date of Susie's death. Susie remembers her earlier life.
Does the sister die in The Lovely Bones?
Lindsey, Susie's little sister, is thirteen when Susie dies. She is the living hero of the story Susie is watching and telling. Her story begins in winter in chaos, and ends in spring in reunion, marriage, and even a cute little bambino.