“Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children” by Ransom Riggs : A Book Review

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I found this novel on Goodread’s on a friend’s book list and the cover caught my eye.  I’ve heard the old cliche “never judge a book by its cover”, but I did on this book and I am glad I did because Ransom Rigg’s “Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children” was a frighteningly fantastical debut novel with just enough macabre and the ties that bind us to another human to keep you enveloped to the very end.  For more of my review, click here.  For an excerpt, see below;

“Jacob searching for clues about his grandfather’s tragic and aberrant death on a Welsh Island where is grandfather lived as a boy after escaping Poland during the Second World War.  Going on nothing but  the stories his grandfather told him as a child and “peculiar” photo’s, Jacob sets out on a journey to discover the truth.   Were the stories his grandfather told him about monsters and the children in the photo’s real? Or were they the ramblings of an aging man?”source - ransomriggs.com

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