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The Ocean at the End of the Lane Deluxe Signed Edition: A Novel

Gaiman, Neil

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ISBN 10: 0062265083 / ISBN 13: 9780062265081
Editore: U.S.A.: William Morrow, 2013
Condizione: As New Rilegato
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Limited edition, signed by the author. One of 2000 numbered copies, signed on the colophon page at the beginning of the book. With slipcase with cut-out designs. Original publisher's plain cardboard box also present. Codice inventario libreria ABE-15621422984

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Titolo: The Ocean at the End of the Lane Deluxe ...

Casa editrice: U.S.A.: William Morrow

Data di pubblicazione: 2013

Legatura: Hardcover

Condizione libro:As New

autografato: Signed by Author(s)

Edizione: 1st Edition

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A brilliantly imaginative and poignant work 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 #1New York Times bestseller Anansi Boys.

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

There will only be 2,000 copies printed of this limited, numbered edition of The Ocean at the End of the Lane, each signed by the author, Neil Gaiman.

This highly collectible deluxe hardcover, designed and illustrated in full-color by Dave McKean, features a four-color preprinted case, a die-cut silk-bound slipcase, gorgeous endpapers, and text printed on heavy-stock matte paper.

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“Remarkable . . . wrenchingly, gorgeously elegiac. . . . [I]n The Ocean at the End of the Lane, [Gaiman] summons up childhood magic and adventure while acknowledging their irrevocable loss, and he stitches the elegiac contradictions together so tightly that you won’t see the seams.” (Star Tribune (Minneapolis) on THE OCEAN AT THE END OF THE LANE)

“Gaiman has crafted an achingly beautiful memoir of an imagination and a spellbinding story that sets three women at the center of everything. . . .[I]t’s a meditation on memory and mortality, a creative reflection on how the defining moments of childhood can inhabit the worlds we imagine.” (Journal Sentinel (Milwaukee, WI))

“His prose is simple but poetic, his world strange but utterly believable—if he was South American we would call this magic realism rather than fantasy.” (The Times (London) on THE OCEAN AT THE END OF THE LANE)

“[W]orthy of a sleepless night . . . a fairy tale for adults that explores both innocence lost and the enthusiasm for seeing what’s past one’s proverbial fence . . . Gaiman is a master of creating worlds just a step to the left of our own.” (USA Today on THE OCEAN AT THE END OF THE LANE)

“Poignant and heartbreaking, eloquent and frightening, impeccably rendered, it’s a fable that reminds us how our lives are shaped by childhood experiences, what we gain from them and the price we pay.” (Kirkus Reviews (starred review))

“[A] compelling tale for all ages . . . entirely absorbing and wholly moving.” (New York Daily News on THE OCEAN AT THE END OF THE LANE)

“[A] story concerning the bewildering gulf between the innocent and the authoritative, the powerless and the powerful, the child and the adult. . . . Ocean is a novel to approach without caution; the author is clearly operating at the height of his career.” (The Atlantic Wire on THE OCEAN AT THE END OF THE LANE)

“Ocean has that nearly invisible prose that keeps the focus firmly on the storytelling, and not on the writing. . . . This simple exterior hides something much more interesting; in the same way that what looks like a pond can really be an ocean.” (io9)

“This slim novel, gorgeously written, keeps its talons in you long after you’ve finished.” (New York Post on THE OCEAN AT THE END OF THE LANE)

“In Gaiman’s latest romp through otherworldly adventure, a young boy discovers a neighboring family’s supernatural secret. Soon his innocence is tested by ancient, magical forces, and he learns the power of true friendship. The result is a captivating read, equal parts sweet, sad, and spooky.” (Parade on THE OCEAN AT THE END OF THE LANE)

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