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The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman
  

The Ocean at the End of the Lane

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The Ocean at the End of the Lane is a novel about memory and magic and survival, about the power of stories and the darkness inside each of us, created by the unparalleled imaginative power of Neil Gaiman.

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Synopsis

The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman

It began for our narrator forty years ago when the family lodger stole their car and committed suicide in it, stirring up ancient powers best left undisturbed. Dark creatures from beyond the world are on the loose, and it will take everything our narrator has just to stay alive: there is primal horror here, and menace unleashed - within his family and from the forces that have gathered to destroy it. His only defense is three women, on a farm at the end of the lane. The youngest of them claims that her duckpond is ocean. The oldest can remember the Big Bang.

Reviews

'Gaiman is, simply put, a treasure-house of story, and we are lucky to have him'
Stephen King

'Gaiman has a rich imagination...and an ability to tackle large themes'
Philip Pullman

About the Author

Neil Gaiman

Neil Gaiman is the acclaimed and award-winning author of the novels American Gods, Stardust, Anansi Boys, Neverwhere, Coraline, and The Graveyard Book. Winner of the Hugo, Nebula and Bram Stoker Awards, his work has been adapted for film, television, and radio, including Stardust (2007) and the BAFTA-winning and Oscar-nominated animated feature film Coraline (2009). He has written scripts for 'Doctor Who' and collaborated with Terry Pratchett, and The Sandman is already established as one of the classic graphic novels. As George R. R. Martin says, 'There's no one quite like Neil Gaiman'.

Author photo © Kimberley Butler

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Book Info

Publication date

18th June 2013

Author

Neil Gaiman

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Publisher

Headline Book Publishing an imprint of Headline Publishing Group

Format

Hardback
256 pages

Categories

Horror - Fantasy - SF
Literary Fiction
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Fantasy

ISBN

9781472200310

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