The Ocean at the End of the Lane: A Novel

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HarperCollins, Jun 18, 2013 - Fiction - 192 pages
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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 and magic, makes the impossible all too real...

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Honestly one of the best books I have ever read. It is reminiscent of the childhood books that told you that you could touch magic if you only believed. Read full review

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"'I know,' said Lettie. 'I know all that. Honestly. We'll be fine.' That's what she said. But we weren't." With the exception of the first and last chapters, this book is written completely in past ... Read full review

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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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