Der Ozean am Ende der Straße

Roman
Author: Neil Gaiman
Publisher: BASTEI LÜBBE
ISBN: 3838758323
Category: Fiction
Page: 238
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"Ich habe dieses Jahr nichts mit größerer Begeisterung gelesen!" Daniel Kehlmann Es war nur ein Ententeich, ein Stück weit unterhalb des Bauernhofs. Und er war nicht besonders groß. Lettie Hempstock behauptete, es sei ein Ozean, aber ich wusste, das war Quatsch. Sie behauptete, man könne durch ihn in eine andere Welt gelangen. Und was dann geschah, hätte sich eigentlich niemals ereignen dürfen ... Weise, wundersam und hochpoetisch erzählt Gaiman in seinem neuen Roman von der übergroßen Macht von Freundschaft und Vertrauen in einer Welt, in der nichts ist, wie es auf den ersten Blick scheint.

The Ocean at the End of the Lane


Author: Neil Gaiman
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1472200330
Category: Fiction
Page: 143
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WINNER OF THE SPECSAVERS NATIONAL BOOK AWARDS 2013 BOOK OF THE YEAR The Ocean at the End of the Lane is the bestselling magical novel from Neil Gaiman, one of the most brilliant storytellers of our generation and author of the epic novel American Gods, and the much-loved Sandman series. 'Possibly Gaiman's most lyrical, scary and beautiful work yet. It's a tale of childhood for grown-ups, a fantasy rooted in the darkest corners of reality' (Independent on Sunday). If you loved the mesmerising world of Erin Morgenstern's The Night Circus or were drawn into J.K. Rowling's magical universe, this book is for you. It began for our narrator forty years ago when the family lodger stole their car and committed suicide in it, stirring up ancient powers best left undisturbed. Dark creatures from beyond this world are on the loose, and it will take everything our narrator has just to stay alive: there is primal horror here, and menace unleashed - within his family and from the forces that have gathered to destroy it. His only defence is three women, on a farm at the end of the lane. The youngest of them claims that her duckpond is an ocean. The oldest can remember the Big Bang. The Ocean at the End of the Lane is a fable that reshapes modern fantasy: moving, terrifying and elegiac - as pure as a dream, as delicate as a butterfly's wing, as dangerous as a knife in the dark.

Zerbrechliche Dinge

Geschichten und Wunder
Author: Neil Gaiman
Publisher: BASTEI LÜBBE
ISBN: 3732571890
Category: Fiction
Page: 412
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Die Magie von Geschichten zieht sich wie ein roter Faden durch Neil Gaimans Werk. So auch durch diese Kollektion von Erzählungen und Gedichten, in der ein mysteriöser Zirkus sein Publikum in Angst und Schrecken versetzt, Sherlock Holmes in einem seltsam verzerrten viktorianischen England einen royalen Mord aufklären muss oder eine Gruppe von Feinschmeckern nach der letzten ungekosteten Gaumenfreude forscht. Neil Gaimans erzählerisches Genie und sein beängstigend unterhaltsamer Sinn für schwarzen Humor machen diese Sammlung zu einer Geschenkbox voller Zauber.

Die Geschichte des Wassers

Roman
Author: Maja Lunde
Publisher: btb Verlag
ISBN: 364122506X
Category: Fiction
Page: 480
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Norwegen, 2017. Die fast 70-jährige Umweltaktivistin Signe begibt sich auf eine riskante Reise: Mit einem Segelboot versucht sie die französische Küste zu erreichen. An Bord eine Fracht, die das Schicksal des blauen Planeten verändern kann. Frankreich, 2041. Eine große Dürre zwingt die Menschen Südeuropas zur Flucht in den Norden, es ist längst nicht genug Trinkwasser für alle da. Doch bei dem jungen Vater David und seiner Tochter Lou keimt Hoffnung auf, als sie in einem vertrockneten Garten ein uraltes Segelboot entdecken. Signes Segelboot. Virtuos verknüpft Maja Lunde das Leben und Lieben der Menschen mit dem, woraus alles Leben gemacht ist: dem Wasser. Ihr neuer Roman ist eine Feier des Wassers in seiner elementaren Kraft und ergreifende Warnung vor seiner Endlichkeit.

The Ocean at the End of the Lane Classroom Questions


Author: Amy Farrell
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781910949283
Category: Education
Page: 72
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The Ocean at the End of the Lane Classroom Questions contains 282 questions, divided by chapter, to keep students engaged and actively thinking about the novel. It also contains a summary for each chapter, to remind students of the action and refresh key points.

Niemalsland

Roman
Author: Neil Gaiman
Publisher: BASTEI LÜBBE
ISBN: 3732532747
Category: Fiction
Page: 432
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Richard Mayhew führt ein unaufgeregtes Leben in London, bis ihm eines Tages ein verletztes Mädchen direkt vor die Füße fällt und ihn um Hilfe bittet. Richard willigt ein und gerät dadurch in ein Abenteuer, das er sich in seinen Träumen nicht hätte vorstellen können. Denn Door ist kein gewöhnliches Mädchen, sondern gehört zum verborgenen Reich von "Unter-London". Mit ihr landet Richard in einer Welt, die weit seltsamer und gefährlicher ist, als alles, was er vorher kannte.

Under Water

Roman
Author: Matt De la Peña
Publisher: Deutscher Taschenbuch Verlag
ISBN: 3423429666
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Page: 360
View: 3753

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Überleben ist erst der Anfang Sonne, Meer und Mädchen in Bikinis - so schlimm wird der Ferienjob auf dem Luxuskreuzfahrtschiff schon nicht werden, denkt sich Shy. Aber dann erschüttert ein ungeheures Erdbeben Kalifornien und löst einen Tsunami aus ... Und das ist erst der Anfang ...

Ocean at the End of the Lane - 101 Amazingly True Facts You Didn't Know

Fun Facts and Trivia Tidbits Quiz Game Books
Author: G Whiz
Publisher: 101BookFacts.com (pub-5999650418488591)
ISBN: 1311581898
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Page: N.A
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Did you know the Hempstock family in the novel have been in Neil's imagination since he was kid and he first came up with them when he was 9 years old? Or, did you know Neil wrote this entire novel by hand using a notebook and pen until the final stages? What are the amazingly true facts behind Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman? Do you want to know the golden nuggets of facts readers love? If you've enjoyed the book, then this will be a must read delight for you! Collected for readers everywhere are 101 book facts about the book & author that are fun, down-to-earth, and amazingly true to keep you laughing and learning as you read through the book! Tips & Tricks to Enhance Reading Experience • Enter "G Whiz" after your favorite title to see if publication exists! ie) Harry Potter G Whiz • Enter "G Whiz 101" to search for entire catalogue! • If not found, request to have your choice created by using form on our website! • Combine your favorite titles to receive bundle coupons! • Write a review when you're done to hop on the list of contributors! “Get ready for fun, down-to-earth, and amazingly true facts that keeps you learning as you read through the book” - G Whiz DISCLAIMER: Although the Author and Publisher strived to be accurate and verify all contributions by readers, due to the nature of research this publication should not be deemed as an authoritative source and no content should be used for citation purposes. All facts come with source URLS for further reading. This publication is meant for entertainment purposes to provide the best collection of facts possible. Refined and tested for quality, we provide a 100% satisfaction guarantee or your money back.

Verflixtes Blau!

Roman
Author: Christopher Moore
Publisher: Goldmann Verlag
ISBN: 3641085543
Category: Fiction
Page: 480
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Oh là là! Der Pariser Bäcker Lucien Lessard und Henri Toulouse-Lautrec haben eines gemeinsam: Beide sind erschüttert über den Tod ihres Freundes Vincent van Gogh. Wie kann es sein, dass sich ein so begnadeter Künstler plötzlich das Leben nimmt? Und warum hatte er vor seinem Tod auf einmal solche Angst vor der Farbe Blau? In Paris machen Gerüchte die Runde, dass es einen rätselhaften Farbenmann geben soll, der angeblich arglose Künstler verfolgt. Lucien und Henri wissen, was zu tun ist. Sie werden nicht eher ruhen, bis das blaue Mysterium aufgeklärt ist. Und wenn das auch bedeuten sollte, dass sie diese wunderschöne, geheimnisvolle Frau finden müssen, die sich in der Gesellschaft des Farbenmannes befindet. Kein Opfer ist ihnen zu groß, keine Frau zu schön und keine Farbe zu blau ...

Neverwhere


Author: Neil Gaiman
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 0755379950
Category: Fiction
Page: 271
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Neverwhere is the stunningly original first novel from Neil Gaiman, the bestselling and prizewinning author of The Ocean at the End of the Lane and American Gods. Wired called it 'the sort of book Terry Pratchett might produce if he spent a month locked in a cellar with Frank Kafka'. This is a must-read for all those who loved Susanna Clarke's Jonathan Strange and Mr Norrell or the magical world of J.K. Rowling. Under the streets of London there's a world most people could never even dream of. A city of monsters and saints, murderers and angels, and pale girls in black velvet. Richard Mayhew is a young businessman who is about to find out more than he bargained for about this other London. A single act of kindness catapults him out of his safe and predictable life and into a world that is at once eerily familiar and yet utterly bizarre. There's a girl named Door, an Angel called Islington, an Earl who holds Court on the carriage of a Tube train, a Beast in a labyrinth, and dangers and delights beyond imagining . . . And Richard, who only wants to go home, is to find a strange destiny waiting for him below the streets of his native city.

Nordische Mythen und Sagen


Author: Neil Gaiman
Publisher: BASTEI LÜBBE
ISBN: 3732539962
Category: Fiction
Page: 340
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Warum bebt die Erde? Wie entstanden Ebbe und Flut? Wie kam die Poesie in unsere Welt? Neil Gaiman erzählt die nordischen Sagen und Mythen neu, mit Witz und Sinnlichkeit, voller Zuneigung und Neugierde. Wir machen Bekanntschaft mit dem mächtigen Odin, reisen mit Thor und seinem Hammer durch die neun nordischen Welten, sind bezaubert von den Göttern und entsetzt von mancher Skrupellosigkeit. Machen Sie sich die Sagen zu eigen, erzählen Sie sie weiter, an den langen kalten Winterabenden, in den lauen Sommernächten. Nach der Lektüre werden Sie selbst die Wolken mit anderen Augen betrachten.

Wolfsthron

Under the Northern Sky 1 - Roman
Author: Leo Carew
Publisher: Goldmann Verlag
ISBN: 3641216885
Category: Fiction
Page: 576
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Der Beginn des packenden historischen Fantasy-Epos Under the Northern Sky. In Albion zerbricht der jahrhundertealte Frieden, als die Heerscharen des Südens im rauen Reich des Nordens einfallen. Der junge Roper, Sohn des Hauses Silberner Wolf und Thronerbe des Nordens, steht vor seiner ersten Schlacht – und sieht sich schon bald von Feinden umzingelt. Denn nicht nur will die Königin des Südens sein Volk auslöschen, auch mächtige Feinde im Inneren greifen nach dem Thron. Ropers einzige Chance ist eine Allianz mit der schönen Keturah, Tochter des mächtigen Hauses Vidarr. Doch seine Gegner planen bereits den nächsten Schachzug – mit nur einem Ziel: Das Heulen des Silbernen Wolfes soll für immer verklingen ...

Neil Gaiman in the 21st Century

Essays on the Novels, Children's Stories, Online Writings, Comics and Other Works
Author: Tara Prescott
Publisher: McFarland
ISBN: 0786494778
Category: Literary Criticism
Page: 272
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A Library Journal Starred Review "An intriguing anthology of essays...fascinating...academics and readers who enjoy Gaiman's books will appreciate the care put into this impressive collection"--Library Journal "There is joy in seeing such diverse perspectives excavating Neil Gaiman's efforts. Not unexpectedly, the years of his work warrant endless analysis, and this volume is a keen example of such. It's a pleasure to be a part of it."--JH Williams III, New York Times bestselling comic book artist and writer. Neil Gaiman has emerged as one of the most influential literary figures of the 21st century. To borrow a phrase from his viral 2012 University of the Arts commencement speech, Gaiman "makes good art," from his graphic novels to his social media collaborations, award-winning fantasy fiction and beloved children's books. This collection of new essays examines a range of Gaiman's prolific output, with readings of the novels American Gods, Anansi Boys, The Graveyard Book and The Ocean at the End of the Lane. Children's books The Wolves in the Walls and Blueberry Girl and the online short story collection A Calendar of Tales are discussed. Gaiman's return to the serial comic book form with Sandman: Overture is covered, and Artist J.H. Williams III contributes an exclusive interview about his collaboration with Gaiman on Sandman. Cartoonist Judd Winick offers a personal essay on how contemporary artists have been influenced by Gaiman's work.

Make Good Art


Author: Neil Gaiman
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1472207947
Category: Literary Collections
Page: 300
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From the bestselling author of the acclaimed novel AMERICAN GODS and the prize-winning THE OCEAN AT THE END OF THE LANE. In May 2012, Neil Gaiman delivered the commencement address at Philadelphia's University of the Arts, in which he shared his thoughts about creativity, bravery, and strength. He encouraged the fledgling painters, musicians, writers, and dreamers to break rules and think outside the box. Most of all, he urged them to make good art. The book MAKE GOOD ART, designed by renowned graphic artist Chip Kidd, contains the full text of Gaiman's inspiring speech. Praise for Neil Gaiman: 'A very fine and imaginative writer' The Sunday Times 'Exhilarating and terrifying' Independent 'Urbane and sophisticated' Time Out 'A jaw-droppingly good, scary epic positively drenched in metaphors and symbols... As Gaiman is to literature, so Antoni Gaudi was to architecture' Midweek 'Neil Gaiman is a very good writer indeed' Daily Telegraph

The Truth Is a Cave in the Black Mountains


Author: Neil Gaiman
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1472224906
Category: Fiction
Page: 80
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Neil Gaiman's award-winning novella The Truth is a Cave in the Black Mountains is a haunting story of family, the otherworld, and a search for hidden treasure, and was serialised on BBC Radio 4's Book at Bedtime in November 2015. 'Gaiman's achievement is to make the fantasy world seem true' (The Times). Neil Gaiman is the bestselling author of The Ocean at the End of the Lane and the epic American Gods, whose storytelling genius will appeal to fans of J.K. Rowling and George R.R. Martin. The text of The Truth Is a Cave in the Black Mountains was first published in the collection Stories: All New Tales (Headline, 2010). This gorgeous full-colour illustrated book version was born of a unique collaboration between writer Neil Gaiman and artist Eddie Campbell, who brought to vivid life the characters and landscape of Gaiman's story. In August 2010, The Truth is a Cave in the Black Mountains was performed in the concert hall of the Sydney Opera House to a sell-out crowd - Gaiman read his tale live as Campbell's magnificent artwork was presented, scene by scene, on large screens. Narrative and art were accompanied by live music composed and performed especially for the story by the FourPlay String Quartet.

Only the End of the World Again


Author: Neil Gaiman,P. Craig Russell,Troy Nixey
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781929998098
Category: Comics & Graphic Novels
Page: 48
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Graphic novel. Lawrence Talbot who has set up shop in Innsmouth, is embroiled in the malevolence that is running through the town.