I pulled with my fingers at the limb holding me, but my fingernails dug into rotting cloth and soft wood, and beneath it, wood as hard as bone; and the thing held me close.
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 29 x 41 cm, in grey mount.
Please note:The first image on this page is the closest colour match to the original.