Neil Gaiman's The Ocean at the End of the Lane is an intriguing and atmospheric fantasy that tells the story of a child who stumbles into a mesmerizing and sometimes dangerous world.
While you wait for your copy, try these tales of people surprised by odd circumstances and other worlds that bump up against our own.
The new film version of The Great Gatsby (directed by Baz Luhrmann and starring Leo DiCaprio and Carey Mulligan) is sure to be a wild feast for the eyes and ears. While you're waiting to see the film, why not explore the exciting range of art, music, literature and lives in the Roaring Twenties, along with some other film versions of the period?
BBC shows set in different eras can be so spot-on. They've produced some brilliant series that completely capture the milieu of a particular time period and do it whilst telling a really interesting...