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Binnudeya

Binnudeya

A reader with the attention span of a hummingbird.

The Ocean at the End of the Lane: A Novel - Neil Gaiman Felt Like a fairy tail.

Or something out of a Miyazaki film but more sinister, thrilling and gory.

Basically it`s a middle-aged man remembering his childhood day, in particular when he was seven "I was a normal child. Which is to say I was selfish and I wasn`t entirely convinced of the existence of the things that weren`t me, and I was certain, rock-solid, unshakably certain, that I was the was the most important thing in creation. There was nothing that was more important to me than I was."

He tumbled upon the Hempstock property where three phenomenon pure, the real deal lived. One that believes the duck pond is an ocean, another thinks she was there when the moon was created.

The great thing about that boy how he thought of the adult world and the children`s as two separate worlds where a child could never win over an adult with all their secrets and their foolish casual cruelty. How he stood up to his father and how easily adults are influenced with beauty, but children? now now Beauty is just an abstraction, not an imperative.

Now after all that's happened after the boy had or hadn`t died, after 11 year old Lettie was away to Australia with her father or recovering somewhere in an ocean of knowledge, old ladies that didn`t edge a day. He was once again at the ocean/duck-pond that started it all.