Book Review: The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman

I’d only just bought this book before settling down the next day, and finishing it in one shot.

How do I even begin to describe Neil Gaiman’s The Ocean at the End of the Lane? It’s a story of a man reminiscing about his childhood on a worn old bench, in front of a pond that is an ocean. It is also the story of that same man, as a child, finding himself caught in a web of strangeness, terror, and his involvement with the three mysterious Hempstock women.

It is also a story of childhood, adulthood, everything else in-between, and everything else beyond that.

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