Today’s episode is about The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman. We touch on motifs, themes, and our overall impressions.

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Spoilers inbound!

 

What do you think? Did you like Ocean? Tweet us about it @hardcoverradio!

 

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What does -gregious mean? Or -whelmed? Nicole Markotić talks with us about what happens when we remove prefixes from words and how fun language can be!

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You can find her newest book of poetry, Whelmed, on Amazon.

 

The poems featured on the show today are “up” and “The Minotaur Dreams.”

 

#HarmonicaSegment: Think of a word that stood out to you today and write a poem about it!

 

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Ahoy, matey! After a bit of a break, Hardcover’s back from our sea-faring adventures! This week’s episode: a well-known pirate adventure novel, goes by the name of Treasure Island, arr!

 

Eddie Izzard as Long John Silver in a 2012 adaptation of Treasure Island (actually produced by Sky 1, not the BBC as was said in the episode. Sorry, friends!). Definitely worth a view!

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Oak Island on the east coast of Canada is the site of Captain Kidd’s legendary treasure. There is a map, but what it leads to exactly is still being discovered.

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Got a favourite sea shanty or tale? Tweet it to us @hardcoverradio!

 

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