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The Ocean at the End of the Lane: A Novel - 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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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 ...
TonyTalbot
TonyTalbot rated it
3.0 3/5: "The Ocean at the end of the Lane", Neil Gaiman
A man sits beside a pond and remembers when he was seven years old and the pond was an ocean. And his neighbours seemed to be immortal…This is my second exploration of Gaiman, after Coraline and Other Stories. I was undecided then whether I’d get into Gaiman or whether he’d end up as take-him-or-lea...
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...
warrior
warrior rated it
4.0 The Ocean at the End of the Lane: A Novel
It's a Neil Gaiman book that has to do with mythology, which should mean that it's perfect for me... Only this one suffered from the same problem that American Gods did: it was trying far too hard to be dark and "realistic". I definitely found myself enjoying this one far more than the other one, bu...
Linda78
Linda78 rated it
4.0 The Ocean at the End of the Lane (Audiobook)
Can a pond be an ocean? This isn't the best that Gaiman's ever written, but it's still filled with his delightful prose and vivid imagination. The boy who is the POV character is more of a witness to the events around him, even while he's the unwitting reason for many of them. Leti, her mom and gr...
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