The Ocean at the End of the Lane: my review

Finished book review by: Samantha

Book written by: Neil Gaiman
Total number of pages: 178

Genre: Horror/paranormal
My rating: ***, liked it

A brief summary of my book:
A middle-aged man visits his childhood home because he is attending a funeral nearby. While there, he rediscovers his childhood and the story of a forgotten friend who had protected him from danger. While he recollects his long-forgotten memories, we are told the story of his childhood–one that is full of danger and mystery.

What I thought about this book:
I found the book to be written very well and I enjoyed the personality of the child, but I found the adult character difficult to relate to as he goes through life troubles that I have not experienced as a teenager. In addition, I do not care for the ending of the book, that while written eloquently, was not satisfying plot-wise.

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