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Although well-written and well-done, The Ocean at the End of the lane, was a depressing novel that made me cry for over an hour. Don't get me wrong, it was a great piece of literature, however it brought back personal memories. Such as when fluffy, the kitten died, it reminded how my fluffy cat died. At least the opal miner tried to apologize, my neighbors did not. The rest of the novel made me cry for other reasons. It was a wonderfully depressing book, but then again i am easily drawn to tears,
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Locus Award nominee 2014, British Fantasy Award nominee 2014.
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, ... (more)