The Ocean at the End of the Lane: A Novel

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HarperCollins, Apr 8, 2014 - Fiction - 192 pages

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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Took a little bit for me to get into it unfortunately. Once the action started I powered through it. It’s a simple book and kind of creepy. I was frustrated by the villain, she was awful. She made me uncomfortable. I love the cover. Read full review

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A man revisits his childhood memories - and what memories they are. They involve moving to a new house, a bizarre babysitter, the girl who lives down the road and an epic battle. Was it all in his ... Read full review

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About the author (2014)

Neil Gaiman is the New York Times bestselling author of the novels Neverwhere, Stardust, American Gods, Coraline, Anansi Boys, The Graveyard Book, Good Omens (with Terry Pratchett), The Ocean at the End of the Lane, and The Truth Is a Cave in the Black Mountains; the Sandman series of graphic novels; and the story collections Smoke and Mirrors, Fragile Things, and Trigger Warning. He is the winner of numerous literary honors, including the Hugo, Bram Stoker, and World Fantasy awards, and the Newbery and Carnegie Medals. Originally from England, he now lives in the United States. He is Professor in the Arts at Bard College.

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