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Coraline

Lu par : Neil Gaiman
Durée : 3 h et 35 min
3,9 out of 5 stars (7 notations)

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In Coraline's family's new flat are twenty-one windows and fourteen doors. Thirteen of the doors open and close. The fourteenth is locked, and on the other side is only a brick wall, until the day Coraline unlocks the door to find a passage to another flat in another house just like her own.

Only it's different...

At first, things seem marvelous in the other flat. The food is better. The toy box is filled with wind-up angels that flutter around the bedroom. But there's another mother, and another father, and they want Coraline to stay with them and be their little girl. They want to change her and never let her go.

Other children are trapped there as well, lost souls behind the mirrors. Coraline is their only hope of rescue. She will have to fight with all her wits if she is to save the lost children, her ordinary life, and herself.

©2002 Neil Gaiman (P)2002 HarperCollinsPublishers, Inc.

Commentaires

  • Book Sense Book of the Year Award Finalist, Children's Literature, 2003
  • Hugo Award Winner, Best Novella, 2003
  • Nebula Award Winner, Best Novella, 2003

"An electrifyingly creepy tale likely to haunt young readers for many moons." (Publishers Weekly)
"The story is odd, strange, even slightly bizarre, but kids will hang on every word...and they will love being frightened out of their shoes. This is just right for all those requests for a scary book." (School Library Journal)
"A magnificently creepy story...for stouthearted kids who love a brush with the sinister, Coraline is spot on." (Kirkus Reviews)

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  • Melise
  • 19/03/2008

Scary, but interesting for both adults and kids

My family listened to this book on the way back from vacation. The group consisted of my mother (62), myself (42) and my two sons (9 and 11). This story, as is typical of Neil Gaiman, was atmospheric, lyrical and always imaginative. My mother, who can be a talker, didn't interrupt the story even once. But, the story, which is about a girl's parents who are kidnapped by a fairy tale type character and replaced with strange reproductions, is pretty dark, and scary enough that my 9 year old asked if we could turn it off for a while at one point. Of course, the next time we got into the car, he wanted to hear the rest, so although frightening, it is still an involving story. So, if you have a particularly sensitive child, I would be careful with this book, but otherwise, I highly recommend it.

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  • AudioAddict
  • 19/09/2014

Kiind of like a sinister Alice in Wonderland

STORY (creepy) - This is a very dark story about an alternate world on the other side of a door in Coraline's home. When young Coraline (probably age 10ish) discovers the door and passes through, she meets twisted versions of her parents and neighbors, talking rats, a talking cat and other strange creatures. She becomes involved in a dangerous life-and-death game of strategy against her "Other Mother" and, in particular, one of her detachable hands. Coraline is smart and resourceful for a young girl her age and manages to come up with a pretty clever way to win the game, save the day and eliminate the threat of the villainous hand!

I thought the story was unique and somewhat interesting, but I can't help wonder what Gaimon's target audience actually was meant to be. As an adult listener, I thought it was fairly juvenile but, on the other hand, I think it would be too dark or intense for many children.

PERFORMANCE - Gaimon himself reads this work, and he does a good job. Not so sure that the weird songs added anything, but they were kind of creepy.

OVERALL - As stated above, I question what age group Gaimon wrote this book for, but maybe girls around 10-12 years old would find it enjoyable, perhaps even as a Halloween listen. No adult situations or language, but quite a bit of creepy characters and events, the type that can cause bad dreams...

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  • Steven Casper
  • 18/06/2008

Creepy Fun

I love a story that doesn't take a month to get to the point. And a thriller that gets to it is even better.

If I'm going to be creeped out, I need to really care about the character, so generally a book needs to spend some time introducing you and explaining why you like the protagonist. It's easier to do that if the protagonist is a child. Young enough that you can immediately like them and want them to win, but old enough that they aren't completely helpless (making their victory unbelievable). Gaiman has done this, and done it well.

Coraline is a nice girl. Too bad about creepy reflections of her parents that want to adopt her now that her real parents have gone missing.

The audio is fantastic. The singing rats were creepy. I loved the song that opened the reading. Kind of wished there was more to it.

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  • Jim "The Impatient"
  • 21/01/2017

A DEAD SPIDER THE SIZE OF A SMALL CAT

I'M YOUR OTHER MOTHER
I agree with audible addict, I question the age for this story and performance. This will cause nightmares in younger children. Once you get past that, this is a great scary, adventure story. A dark Narnia and Alice in Wonderland. Listen by yourself before sharing with younger ones, but don't ignore it, it is very entertaining.

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  • Annette
  • 20/09/2007

Very Entertaining

I purchased this book for a weekend car trip with my teenagers and was worried that this book would be too childish for them. There was no need to worry. This book is quirky enough to draw kids and adults.

After Harry Potter, it is hard to find characters and worlds and books that are fun. This book gives me hope that there are many fine gems out there waiting to be found.

We did not find this book as scarey as some of the reviewers warned about. The book was strange without being too scarey.

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  • APersonWhoBuysStuff
  • 13/03/2020

THE. BEST. SCARY TALE FOR ALL AGES!

Coraline TERRIFIED me when I was little and borrowing it from the library (because the cover was so cool!) and I had nightmares for weeks but TOTALLY WORTH IT!!! As an adult, it still sends chills up my spine, especially with Neil Gaiman's unmatched performance of his wholly unique horror thriller children's book the likes of which I haven't come across before or since! ELEVEN STARS!!

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  • Debra Tydd
  • 04/05/2005

So good I read it first!

I bought this book for my 13 year old daughter, and decided to read it first so that I could make sure it wasn't too scary, and so that we could talk about it. Even though I was on vacation, I couldn't put it down. Wonderfully spooky and evocative -- and delightfully scary (but not too scary). Now I have the audiobook for my daughter, and other kids in the family. By the way, she really liked it too!

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  • K. Duderstadt
  • 18/10/2006

So Creepy!

Thank goodness for the British and their love of scaring the pants off of little kids. This book is CREEPY. It's very odd, as well. People compare it to "Alice in Wonderland" with good reason. The imagery is just as vivid, and the language just as good. However, I found Coraline to be much more disturbing. The things that happen about two hours in are disturbing enough to me as a 26 year old woman that I would strongly hesitate to give it to any child under 10, and that only for children who have never been afraid of the dark, or of rats...

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  • Jamie
  • 19/11/2018

Weird.

Weird. My students love Gaiman, but I really struggle with all of his work. It just seems odd for the sake of being odd. I don't get it. I do appreciate Gaiman's support of choice reading and libraries though! And others love his work, so buy it and support him! he loves readers!

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  • Erik Bontreger
  • 08/11/2017

Should've read the book first

I LOVE the story. But, I saw the movie first and to be honest, I liked it better. Only because the movie really fleshed out the scenes and dialogue. Listening to this made it seem like I was listening to a basic bullet-point script of what I'd seen in the film... I would've enjoyed it much more had I read first, then watched.
But all in all, the writing is simple but engrossing. Gaiman truly is a genius

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  • Nate Barratt
  • 22/04/2020

magical, spooky tale for children and adults

magical, spooky tale for children and adults, spellbinding performance. showed this 41-year-old a couple of tricks about how to get over demons.

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  • Amazon Kunde
  • 29/02/2020

Absolutely genious as always

It is safe to say that the story is readen as wonderful as written and I can only highly recommend it to anyone who loves fantasy with a dark twist which in addition always maintains a friendly almost childlike core inside to which everyone can relate to. A must-have for every Neil Gaiman fan that will catapult you in another world from that you will return with a new point of view. As always :)

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  • Is able
  • 17/09/2019

Eine fesselnde mit liebe geschriebe Geschichte

Diese Geschichte zieht einen komplett in seinen Bann und Jagd einem auch den einen oder andere Schauer über den Nacken 🖤🖤🖤❤️❤️❤️