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Fantastic Gaiman tells a tale of reminiscence and lost memories

Advantages: The Gaiman magic of fantasy and memory
Disadvantages: Too short; I wanted more!

...What makes an author tick? I've often wondered what's at the heart of Neil Gaiman's consciousness, and how he formulates his ideas to ensure a captivating piece of literature. I think that with 'Ocean at the End of the Lane' I get closer to that un ...

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The Ocean and the End of the Lane - I was swept away

Advantages: Easy to get lost in
Disadvantages: It had to end!

The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman. A sweet, sad and a little scary fantasy tale. This book can be bought on Amazon for around £6. I got mine from my local library - support your libraries! The copy I have read is the hardback version (the ...

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Lewis on top form again

Advantages: Funny, insightful, witty, great characters, fun storyline.
Disadvantages: Nothing really.

The Silver Chair is the penultimate book in the Chronicles of Narnia series by C S Lewis. It also happens to be (after much internal deliberation) my favourite of the series, beating "The Voyage of the Dawn Treader" by a hair's breadth)... As in all bu ...

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Eustace, Jill and Puddleglum the Marsh-wiggle

Advantages: Exciting story, great characters, enjoyable for adults as well as children, can be read at many levels
Disadvantages: A little scary in places for sensitive younger children

The story opens with Jill Pole crying behind the school gym, because she has been bullied. No, it's not a school story, as the author hastens to reassure us. This is just the background to Jill starting to talk to Eustace Scrubb, another pupil in th ...

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The Marsh-wiggle steals the show

Advantages: Wonderful characterisation, good story, happy ending
Disadvantages: None

The Silver Chair is the sixth and penultimate of the seven books which make up the Chronicles of Narnia by C.S. Lewis. With Peter, Susan, Edmund and Lucy too old to return to Narnia, two other children carry the tale forward, as they are sent on a quest ...

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