by Gaiman, Neil | Fiction & related items
Published 12/11/2020 by Headline Publishing Group (Headline Book Publishing) in the United Kingdom
Paperback | 336 pages
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. ‘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 HarrisThis 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…