The Ocean at the End of the Lane: Illustrated Edition (Paperback)Neil Gaiman (author)
Ravishing illustrations by Elise Hurst transform a modern gothic classic into a work of visual art, as Neil Gaiman’s mighty The Ocean at the End of the Lane gets recast in an exquisite paperback edition.
A special illustrated edition of The Ocean at the End of the Lane, the bestselling magical novel from master storyteller Neil Gaiman. Breathtaking black-and-white illustrations throughout by fine artist and illustrator, Elise Hurst.
This is what he remembers, as he sits by the ocean at the end of the lane:
A dead man on the back seat of the car, and warm milk at the farmhouse.
An ancient little girl, and an old woman who saw the moon being made.
A beautiful housekeeper with a monstrous smile.
And dark forces woken that were best left undisturbed.
They are memories hard to believe, waiting at the edge of things. The recollections of a man who thought he was lost but is now, perhaps, remembering a time when he was saved...
Publisher: Headline Publishing Group
Number of pages: 336
Weight: 360 g
Dimensions: 196 x 128 x 28 mm
'Both a pitch-perfect fantasy and a moving examination of childhood memories and their effects on our adult selves ... superb.' -The Times
'Some books you read. Some books you enjoy. But some books just swallow you up, heart and soul.' - Joanne Harris
'Gaiman's achievement is to make the fantasy world seem true.' - The Times
'A book that reads like a half-remembered fairy tale from childhood... and slots perfectly into the canon of British magical fiction.' - New Statesman
'The writer who comes closest to the being the Dahl of his generation... The Ocean at the End of the Lane has, like all good myths, a power that defies explanation. - Sunday Express
'Within a few pages you know you're reading a future classic.' - Stylist
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