The Ocean at the End of the Lane: A Novel

Valutazione media 3,99
( su 331.890 valutazioni fornite da Goodreads )
 
9780062255655: The Ocean at the End of the Lane: A Novel

A brilliantly imaginative and poignant fairy tale from the modern master of wonder and terror, The Ocean at the End of the Lane is Neil Gaiman’s first new novel for adults since his #1 New York Times bestseller Anansi Boys.

This bewitching and harrowing tale of mystery and survival, and memory and magic, makes the impossible all too real...

Le informazioni nella sezione "Riassunto" possono far riferimento a edizioni diverse di questo titolo.

Review:

An Amazon Best Book of the Month, June 2013: Neil Gaiman's intent was simple: to write a short story. What he ended up with instead was The Ocean at the of the Lane--his first adult novel since Anansi Boys came out in 2005, and a narrative so thoughtful and thrilling that it's as difficult to stop reading as it was for Gaiman to stop writing. Forty years ago, our narrator, who was then a seven-year-old boy, unwittingly discovered a neighboring family’s supernatural secret. What happens next is an imaginative romp through otherwordly adventure that could only come from Gaiman's magical mind. Childhood innocence is tested and transcended as we see what getting between ancient, mystic forces can cost, as well as what can be gained from the power of true friendship. The result is a captivating tale that is equal parts sweet, sad, and spooky. --Robin A. Rothman

From the Back Cover:

A Globe & Mail 100 Selection

A major new work from "a writer to make readers rejoice" (Minneapolis Star Tribune)— a moving story of memory, magic, and survival

Sussex, England. 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 pond that she'd claimed was an ocean) behind the ramshackle old farmhouse, the unremembered past comes flooding back. And it is a past too strange, too frightening, too dangerous to have happened to anyone, let alone a small boy.

Forty years earlier, a man committed suicide in a stolen car at this farm at the end of the road. Like a fuse on a firework, his death lit a touchpaper and resonated in unimaginable ways. The darkness was unleashed, something scary and thoroughly incomprehensible to a little boy. And Lettie—magical, comforting, wise beyond her years—promised to protect him, no matter what.

A groundbreaking work from a master, The Ocean at the End of the Lane is told with a rare understanding of all that makes us human, and shows the power of stories to reveal and shelter us from the darkness inside and out. It is a stirring, terrifying, and elegiac fable as delicate as a butterfly's wing and as menacing as a knife in the dark.

Le informazioni nella sezione "Su questo libro" possono far riferimento a edizioni diverse di questo titolo.

I migliori risultati di ricerca su AbeBooks

1.

Neil Gaiman
ISBN 10: 0062255657 ISBN 13: 9780062255655
Nuovi Quantità: > 20
Da
BWB
(Valley Stream, NY, U.S.A.)
Valutazione libreria
[?]

Descrizione libro Condizione libro: New. Depending on your location, this item may ship from the US or UK. Codice libro della libreria 97800622556550000000

Maggiori informazioni su questa libreria | Fare una domanda alla libreria

Compra nuovo
EUR 13,68
Convertire valuta

Aggiungere al carrello

Spese di spedizione: GRATIS
Da: U.S.A. a: Italia
Destinazione, tempi e costi

2.

Neil Gaiman
Editore: William Morrow Company, United States (2013)
ISBN 10: 0062255657 ISBN 13: 9780062255655
Nuovi Rilegato Quantità: 1
Da
The Book Depository
(London, Regno Unito)
Valutazione libreria
[?]

Descrizione libro William Morrow Company, United States, 2013. Hardback. Condizione libro: New. New.. Language: English . Brand New Book. A major new work from `a writer to make readers rejoice` (Minneapolis Star Tribune)--a moving story of memory, magic, and survivalSussex, England. 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 pond that she d claimed was an ocean) behind the ramshackle old farmhouse, the unremembered past comes flooding back. And it is a past too strange, too frightening, too dangerous to have happened to anyone, let alone a small boy.Forty years earlier, a man committed suicide in a stolen car at this farm at the end of the road. Like a fuse on a firework, his death lit a touchpaper and resonated in unimaginable ways. The darkness was unleashed, something scary and thoroughly incomprehensible to a little boy. And Lettie--magical, comforting, wise beyond her years--promised to protect him, no matter what.A groundbreaking work from a master, The Ocean at the End of the Lane is told with a rare understanding of all that makes us human, and shows the power of stories to reveal and shelter us from the darkness inside and out. It is a stirring, terrifying, and elegiac fable as delicate as a butterfly s wing and as menacing as a knife in the dark. Codice libro della libreria ABZ9780062255655

Maggiori informazioni su questa libreria | Fare una domanda alla libreria

Compra nuovo
EUR 16,51
Convertire valuta

Aggiungere al carrello

Spese di spedizione: GRATIS
Da: Regno Unito a: Italia
Destinazione, tempi e costi

3.

Neil Gaiman
Editore: William Morrow Company, United States (2013)
ISBN 10: 0062255657 ISBN 13: 9780062255655
Nuovi Rilegato Quantità: 1
Da
The Book Depository US
(London, Regno Unito)
Valutazione libreria
[?]

Descrizione libro William Morrow Company, United States, 2013. Hardback. Condizione libro: New. New.. Language: English . Brand New Book. A major new work from `a writer to make readers rejoice` (Minneapolis Star Tribune)--a moving story of memory, magic, and survivalSussex, England. 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 pond that she d claimed was an ocean) behind the ramshackle old farmhouse, the unremembered past comes flooding back. And it is a past too strange, too frightening, too dangerous to have happened to anyone, let alone a small boy.Forty years earlier, a man committed suicide in a stolen car at this farm at the end of the road. Like a fuse on a firework, his death lit a touchpaper and resonated in unimaginable ways. The darkness was unleashed, something scary and thoroughly incomprehensible to a little boy. And Lettie--magical, comforting, wise beyond her years--promised to protect him, no matter what.A groundbreaking work from a master, The Ocean at the End of the Lane is told with a rare understanding of all that makes us human, and shows the power of stories to reveal and shelter us from the darkness inside and out. It is a stirring, terrifying, and elegiac fable as delicate as a butterfly s wing and as menacing as a knife in the dark. Codice libro della libreria ABZ9780062255655

Maggiori informazioni su questa libreria | Fare una domanda alla libreria

Compra nuovo
EUR 16,51
Convertire valuta

Aggiungere al carrello

Spese di spedizione: GRATIS
Da: Regno Unito a: Italia
Destinazione, tempi e costi

4.

Neil Gaiman
Editore: William Morrow & Company
ISBN 10: 0062255657 ISBN 13: 9780062255655
Nuovi Rilegato Quantità: 7
Da
THE SAINT BOOKSTORE
(Southport, Regno Unito)
Valutazione libreria
[?]

Descrizione libro William Morrow & Company. Hardback. Condizione libro: new. BRAND NEW, The Ocean at the End of the Lane, Neil Gaiman. Codice libro della libreria B9780062255655

Maggiori informazioni su questa libreria | Fare una domanda alla libreria

Compra nuovo
EUR 14,38
Convertire valuta

Aggiungere al carrello

Spese di spedizione: EUR 6,66
Da: Regno Unito a: Italia
Destinazione, tempi e costi

5.

Neil Gaiman
Editore: William Morrow, New York, NY
ISBN 10: 0062255657 ISBN 13: 9780062255655
Nuovi Rilegato Quantità: 1
Da
Blackwell's
(Oxford, OX, Regno Unito)
Valutazione libreria
[?]

Descrizione libro William Morrow, New York, NY. hardback. Condizione libro: New. Codice libro della libreria 9780062255655

Maggiori informazioni su questa libreria | Fare una domanda alla libreria

Compra nuovo
EUR 18,03
Convertire valuta

Aggiungere al carrello

Spese di spedizione: EUR 4,48
Da: Regno Unito a: Italia
Destinazione, tempi e costi

6.

Gaiman, Neil
ISBN 10: 0062255657 ISBN 13: 9780062255655
Nuovi Quantità: 1
Da
Pbshop
(Wood Dale, IL, U.S.A.)
Valutazione libreria
[?]

Descrizione libro 2013. HRD. Condizione libro: New. New Book.Shipped from US within 10 to 14 business days. Established seller since 2000. Codice libro della libreria IB-9780062255655

Maggiori informazioni su questa libreria | Fare una domanda alla libreria

Compra nuovo
EUR 13,02
Convertire valuta

Aggiungere al carrello

Spese di spedizione: EUR 9,88
Da: U.S.A. a: Italia
Destinazione, tempi e costi

7.

Gaiman, Neil
Editore: WILLIAM MORROW (2013)
ISBN 10: 0062255657 ISBN 13: 9780062255655
Nuovi Quantità: 1
Da
Books2Anywhere
(Fairford, GLOS, Regno Unito)
Valutazione libreria
[?]

Descrizione libro WILLIAM MORROW, 2013. HRD. Condizione libro: New. New Book. Shipped from US within 10 to 14 business days. Established seller since 2000. Codice libro della libreria IB-9780062255655

Maggiori informazioni su questa libreria | Fare una domanda alla libreria

Compra nuovo
EUR 13,34
Convertire valuta

Aggiungere al carrello

Spese di spedizione: EUR 11,19
Da: Regno Unito a: Italia
Destinazione, tempi e costi

8.

Gaiman, Neil
ISBN 10: 0062255657 ISBN 13: 9780062255655
Nuovi Quantità: > 20
Da
Paperbackshop-US
(Wood Dale, IL, U.S.A.)
Valutazione libreria
[?]

Descrizione libro 2013. HRD. Condizione libro: New. New Book. Shipped from US within 10 to 14 business days. Established seller since 2000. Codice libro della libreria VC-9780062255655

Maggiori informazioni su questa libreria | Fare una domanda alla libreria

Compra nuovo
EUR 11,93
Convertire valuta

Aggiungere al carrello

Spese di spedizione: EUR 12,88
Da: U.S.A. a: Italia
Destinazione, tempi e costi

9.

Gaiman Neil
Editore: WILLIAM MORROW & CO (2013)
ISBN 10: 0062255657 ISBN 13: 9780062255655
Nuovi Rilegato Quantità: 1
Da
Valutazione libreria
[?]

Descrizione libro WILLIAM MORROW & CO, 2013. Condizione libro: New. Codice libro della libreria TH9780062255655

Maggiori informazioni su questa libreria | Fare una domanda alla libreria

Compra nuovo
EUR 20,34
Convertire valuta

Aggiungere al carrello

Spese di spedizione: EUR 6,99
Da: Germania a: Italia
Destinazione, tempi e costi

10.

Gaiman, Neil
Editore: Harper Collins Publishers
ISBN 10: 0062255657 ISBN 13: 9780062255655
Nuovi Quantità: > 20
Da
INDOO
(Avenel, NJ, U.S.A.)
Valutazione libreria
[?]

Descrizione libro Harper Collins Publishers. Condizione libro: New. Brand New. Codice libro della libreria 0062255657

Maggiori informazioni su questa libreria | Fare una domanda alla libreria

Compra nuovo
EUR 13,36
Convertire valuta

Aggiungere al carrello

Spese di spedizione: EUR 15,46
Da: U.S.A. a: Italia
Destinazione, tempi e costi

Vedi altre copie di questo libro

Vedi tutti i risultati per questo libro