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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 ma

Author Neil Gaiman

Pages 256

Publisher Harper Collins

Published Date 2013-06-18

ISBN 0062255673 9780062255679

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leighanneslit shared a tip "One of my favorite books - fantasy with a touch of horror at times."

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marseliz shared a tip "The kind of book you want to forget immediately, so you can read it all over again. Lyrically written and magical!"

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bobbyhannafey shared a tip "HAUNTING & BEAUTIFUL! A book that gave me the chills during the night!"

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abby_siegel shared a tip "One of mg favorite books of all time!"

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molly_fitzpatrick shared a tip "It’s one of those books that you read, and you have no clue what just happened. I still don’t know what it’s about."

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sammieisfruity_ shared a tip "read this a while ago but i loved it. neil gaiman is one of my favorite non-romance authors."

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eleanor_mathers shared a tip "I. F*cking. Sobbed."

vivienne_wells shared a tip "Beautiful and touching story. Engages the imagination and makes you think of life and death and the people who change our lives."

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destiny_neaves shared a tip "One of my all time favorite books."

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amanda_torres shared a tip "Gaiman can do no wrong."

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ray_jordan_7831 shared a tip "Incredible read. Vivid and imaginative."

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mariel_gieser shared a tip "It was a little odd at times but I enjoyed it"

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blanca_christian shared a tip "Neil Gaiman does not dissapoint. At times creepy, this is a great weekend read."

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mara_green shared a tip "It keeps your mind reeling way after you finish"

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lil-farrah shared a tip "6/10"

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holly_lin shared a tip "It draws me in, and it’s just so beautifully written."

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alexis_pearson_569 shared a tip "Definitely worth the read"

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anthony_andrews shared a tip "It's a pleasant little tale full of wonder and a couple clever twists. Even has a bit of suspense!"

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carmen_mcleod shared a tip "Great story telling."

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macy_cornforth shared a tip "It was not what I expected, but was riveting and eye opening."

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kaitlin_luksa shared a tip "This book would make an amazing Studio Ghibli film. It's whimsy with a touch of eldritch horror. It's magical."

alexis_marissa shared a tip "I read this novel in one sitting. It is lyrical, unsettling, beautiful, and full of hope shrouded in the mists of memory."

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michael_hatter shared a tip "I rather like Howl's Moving Castle"

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jenny_akhtar shared a tip "Breathtaking. A wonderfully charming look back at childhood and the monsters under the bed that might have been."

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jeff_obrien_2782 shared a tip "I loved the whole thing but my favorite was the evolution of Ursula Monkton's character. How about you?"

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catherine_weindorf shared a tip "I couldn't put it down! Has a bit of a dark fairy tale vibe. Fast paced with an interesting premise."

joe_moone shared a tip "A great quick read that captures the nostalgia of childhood and the growth into adolescence."

brie_6353 shared a tip "Beautiful and a pleasure to read"

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jazzmarader shared a tip "One of my personal favorite books I have ever read"

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rebecca_martin_4089 shared a tip "I love Neil Gaiman!"

ruth_w. shared a tip "If Bridge to Terabithia were more fabulist and terrifying. Brilliant. #fabulism #fabulistfiction"

lacey_baber shared a tip "It was odd, but so enjoyable to read"

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lola_falucca shared a tip "Definitely a quick and powerful read"

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gabrielle_frykberg shared a tip "A fever dream that leaves you questioning reality"

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