The Lovely Bones
by Alice Sebold
The Lovely Bones Prologue Summary
How It All Goes Down
- The narrator tells us about the snow globe on her father's desk. Inside the snow globe: a lone penguin.
- She remembers telling her father that she's afraid the penguin is lonely.
- She remembers her father's response, "Don't worry Susie, he has a nice life. He's trapped in a perfect world" (Prologue.1).