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The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman

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The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman

The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman

A man returns to the site of a house his family once lived in and the memories start to flood back.  He remembers things that clearly couldn’t have happened, but he is sure they did.  It all comes back to his neighbors: three women, three generations, three sets of powers.  All of the women are definitely otherworldly and deal with beings and realms outside of our understanding.  What our narrator knows as the duck pond, they call an ocean, and an ocean it truly is.

The storytelling is fantastic and pure Gaiman.  However, I was a little disappointed.  Usually I fly through his books, but it took me a long time to get through the 180 pages.  It was a bit slower paced than what I expect from him.  It is a great diversion though and a way to escape reality for a while.
By | 2017-05-08T19:47:11+00:00 June 26th, 2013|SCLSNJ Recommended Reads|
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