Neil Gaiman

The Ocean at the End of the Lane

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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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200 printed pages
Publication year
2013
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    Екатерина Никитинаshared an impression3 years ago
    👍Worth reading
    💀Spooky
    🔮Hidden Depths
    🚀Unputdownable

    Книга в геймановском стиле: сказка, страшная тем, что она реальна. Невозможное вторгается в жизнь и перекраивает ее, и возврата к прежней точке нет. Ты только борешься и потом живешь с последствиями. В общем, круто, всем советую.

    Bob Newtoshared an impression2 years ago
    🔮Hidden Depths

    Simply outstanding.

    Moscardo de Toledoshared an impression3 years ago
    👍Worth reading

    very good this book

Quotes

    Dmitry Babenkohas quoted4 years ago
    ‘You can’t,’ said Lettie. ‘It would destroy you.’
    I opened my mouth to tell her that nothing could kill me, not now, but she said, ‘Not kill you. Destroy you. Dissolve you. You wouldn’t die in here, nothing ever dies in here, but if you stayed here for too long, just a little of you would exist everywhere, all spread out. And that’s not a good thing. Never enough of you all together in one place, so there wouldn’t be anything left that would think of itself as an “I”. No point of view any longer, because you’d be an infinite sequence of views and of points …’
    Gulhas quoted4 years ago
    Different people remember things differently, and you’ll not get any two people to remember anything the same, whether they were there or not. You stand two of you lot next to each other, and you could be continents away for all it means anything.
    Gulhas quoted4 years ago
    I could not control the world I was in, could not walk away from things or people or moments that hurt, but I found joy in the things that made me happy.

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