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url 2020-12-17 07:19
Happiness is Smell of the Sea

There is nothing compared to the smell of the sea. Here are some quotes to refresh your memory of last visit to sea.


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url 2020-10-20 11:58
The Worrying Facts About Ocean Pollution

Let us see how we are drowning marine ecosystems in trash, noise, oil, and carbon emissions.

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text 2020-08-05 07:28
Prestige Ocean Crest 3 & 4 Bedroom Apartments Dona Paula Bangalore
Prestige Ocean Crest 3 & 4 Bedroom new launch apartments property located at Dona Paula Goa. The project is spread across 8316 Sq.m of land area with large portion of land area dedicated for greenery and landscaping. 
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review 2020-06-26 03:31
The Ocean at the End of the Lane - audiobook
The Ocean at the End of the Lane - Neil Gaiman

Audience: Adult

Format: Audiobook/Owned



It was only a duck pond, out at the back of the farm.

- first sentence


Neil Gaiman's voice is amazing. I loved listening to him narrate this story. Basically this story is about growing up and how at seven years old, adults seem so big and important, yet disconnected from childhood. The narrator of the book is an adult who is remembering an event that occurred in his childhood (when it is so much easier to believe in magic and monsters).


I enjoyed the story and especially the narrator's childhood friend, Lettie Hempstock. It was a quick listen and had some creepy parts. It is interesting how much differently we see things as adults compared to how it seems to children. 


I read this for Booklikes-opoly Pandemic Edition, space #19 as a book whose cover is more than 50% blue.

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review 2020-06-04 12:42
The Ocean at the End of the Lane
The Ocean at the End of the Lane: A Novel - Neil Gaiman,Neil Gaiman

by Neil Gaiman


This is a prime example of what is known as Magical Realism, a story set in the ordinary world that wanders into some magical situations. It's an enchanting story about a man who visits his childhood home and the house of a girl who lived at the end of the lane, Lettie, who became his friend during a difficult time in his life.


The story has a genuine feel to it, as if the author is writing of his own personal experience, yet some of the things that happen challenge believability and bring up the question of how much childhood imagination might color our memories of early years. Gaiman has suggested in interviews that he drew on his own childhood experiences for some of the events in the book, though the reader wonders where childhood imagination leaves off and actual strange occurrences might have actually happened.


The narrative has a dreamy, poetic quality to it at times that suits the story very well. I'm inclined to think it's the best thing Gaiman has ever written, though I haven't read all of his books. Lettie shows the boy alternate realities in a way that feels very real and her family comes over as party to these magical experiences as well.


This is an easy 5 star read and a re-read for me.

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