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The Ocean at the End of the Lane: A Novel - Neil Gaiman, Neil Gaiman
The Ocean at the End of the Lane: A Novel
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A brilliantly imaginative and poignant fairy tale from the modern master of wonder and terror, The Ocean at the End of the Lane is Neil Gaiman’s first new novel for adults since his #1 New York Times bestseller Anansi Boys. This bewitching and harrowing tale of mystery and survival, and memory... show more
A brilliantly imaginative and poignant fairy tale from the modern master of wonder and terror, The Ocean at the End of the Lane is Neil Gaiman’s first new novel for adults since his #1 New York Times bestseller Anansi Boys. This bewitching and harrowing tale of mystery and survival, and memory and magic, makes the impossible all too real...
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780062255655 (62255657)
ASIN: 62255657
Publisher: Harper Collins
Pages no: 192
Edition language: English
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TackyReading
TackyReading rated it
5.0 Why did I wait so long to read this?
I have no words for this. I'm gonna need to sit with this for at least a day or so. I totally had a dream/nightmare about Ursula Monkton too. My heart/soul has goosebumps now.
Not Quite Home
Not Quite Home rated it
4.5 My thoughts, exactly!
I thought I disliked magical realism, but I was so wrong. This is my first Gaiman, and it blew me away. He has an uncanny ability to capture and communicate the things children think and feel, and I was whizzed back to my own childhood more than once. I got caught up in the story and felt actual sus...
Mirkat Always Reading
Mirkat Always Reading rated it
4.0 Ocean at the End of the Lane
Some authors should not narrate their own books. But Neil Gaiman is not one of those authors. Neil Gaiman should narrate everything: His books, my shopping lists, your GPS directions. Listening to Gaiman's narration of The Ocean at the End of the Lane, I just kept thinking "delightful," not just...
Confuzzled Books
Confuzzled Books rated it
4.0 Close To An Irish Fairy Tale
A gentleman returns to his childhood home and begins to remember something from his past he suppressed or was magically blocked from his mind. As he recalls an old babysitter and her unique introduction to his family he realizes she is not what she seems. A young girl and her family try to help him ...
Aerin
Aerin rated it
4.0 Review: The Ocean at the End of the Lane, by Neil Gaiman
This is a short book and simple enough to summarize: A man, returning to visit his childhood home in rural England, finds that the scenery evokes strange and perilous memories that couldn't possibly be real - about a supernatural attack on the neighborhood when he was seven years old, and the little...
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