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BOOK REVIEW – Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs

By Marty Mulrooney

Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children

Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children is a New York Times best-selling novel written by Ransom Riggs that offers a stunning mixture of gripping fantasy fiction and memorising vintage photography. When sixteen-year-old Jacob witnesses the death of his beloved grandfather at the hands of an unspeakable – yet very real – monster, nobody believes him. His unwavering search for the truth will lead him to a remote island off the coast of Wales, where he will discover the crumbling ruins of an abandoned orphanage. Yet the answers he seeks lie far in the past – the third of September 1940 to be exact –  with the mysterious Miss Peregrine and her very peculiar children…

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