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The Ocean at the End of the Lane

A Novel

Neil Gaiman

A middle-aged man returns to his childhood home to attend a funeral. Although the house he lived in is long gone, he is drawn to the farm at the end of the road, where, when he was seven, he encountered a most remarkable girl, Lettie Hempstock, and her mother and grandmother. He hasn't thought of Lettie in decades, and yet as he sits by the pond (a...
Publish Date
June 3
First Published in 2013
Goodreads rating
Aug 14, 2019
@nehedar my favorite book of @neilhimself’s is the ocean at the end of the land. he will have to speak for himself on the song. i’d imagine he’d say “the bed song” but sometimes he surprises me.      source
Oct 16, 2019
For a while in 2015 I lost the ability to read (PTSD, I’m told) and “The Ocean at the End of the Lane” and Eli Brown’s “Cinnamon & Gunpowder” were the first books I was able to understand and enjoy. @neilhimself’s book in particular was like a hand pulling me up.      source
Jul 15, 2019
@trib I love that book. So much.      source