The characters in this book are amazing! They have so much depth and development. The writing is unbelievable, and I was so surprised by the thought provoking themes brought up. R is a great character that you cannot help but fall in love with. This is a wonderful story and although it may be greusome at some points (which I enjoyed), it really moved me and left an impression. I thought the story is pretty similar to Edward Scissorhands, so if you liked that you will love this!