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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 boyForty 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 whatA 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

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