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The Ocean at the End of the Lane

Cover: 'The Ocean at the End of the Lane'

Staff Review: "The Ocean at the End of the Lane" by Neil Gaiman


A haunting tale of evils both real and supernatural, this story follows our narrator as he remembers the events that changed his world as a 7-year-old child. When a lodger commits suicide in the family car, evil powers are unleashed that quickly threaten his life and those of the people he loves. In order to survive, he must become brave enough to face this menacing presence with the help of his new friends, Lettie Hempstock, and her mother and grandmother, women wrapped in a kind of magic, who live at the end of the lane. This is a beautiful and deeply engaging tale that I couldn't put down. In short, I loved this book!

Audience: adults | Genre: fiction, horror, fantasy

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