I coughed again, and it felt like water fled my nose, my throat, my lungs. I pulled clean air into my chest, in the light of the huge, full harvest moon that shone on the Hempstocks’ red-tiled roof, and for one final perfect moment, I still knew everything.
This is an original illustration from The Ocean at the End of the Lane written by Neil Gaiman (Headline, 2019), illustrated by Elise Hurst.
Pen, ink and acrylic on warm off-white paper, signed by the artist.
Illustration area 24 x 41 cm, in grey mount.
Please note: The first image on this page is the closest colour match to the original.