As the movie based on this book was about to come out, I was very interested in reading the book as well as see the movie. About a boy named Oskar who is 8-years-old, he finds a key among his fathers belongings. His father, who died in The World Trade Center, is no longer around for Oskar to ask him about. So Oskar sets off on an adventure to find the meaning of this key.
I enjoyed Oskar’s character, he was very likeable. I had a problem with the fact that the book alternated between his point of view, and the point of view of his grandfather. It was kind of hard to follow along with Oskar’s grandfather’s sections, and I felt like you could have done without that. The meat (the first 150-200 pages) seemed like it took me a while to get through, but it sped up at the end. Overall, it was a pleasant ending, with lovely characters. I definitely would recommend it!