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The Ocean at the End of the Lane



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Author
Gaiman, Neil
Descriptors
Childhood
Children
Fantasy
Funeral Rites
Good vs. Evil
Mythological Fiction
Rural Life, British
Women
Location/Setting:
England
Time Period:
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Summary
When the narrator returns to his hometown to attend a funeral, a memory resurfaces that begins with a suicide in the family car. Befriended by the mysterious Lettie Hempstock who lives with her mother and grandmother in an old farmhouse at the end of the lane, he accidentally releases something powerful and strange that terrifies and traps him, and the Hempstock women come to his aid.
Critique
Delightful, riveting, fantastical journey into the nature of reality and the terrors of childhood.
ISBN
9780062265081
  iBistro
# of Pages
181
Published
2013
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Reviewer's Initials: DO SH CO CG BF


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