“The shore is an ancient world, for as long as there has been an earth and sea there has been this place of the meeting of land and water.”
“Sometimes the lone walker feels that he is moving backwards in time, and sometimes that he stands at the threshold of a different world”
It has been a while since I had such a good laugh while reading a book. The sixth novel by British writer Alice Thompson, “Burnt Island”, kicks the literary world wittily in the balls.
Step by step I am gathering extra copies of sea books I love. Here 11 first crowned that I will lend to my local people now. Every library starts with a book.
Yesterday I left a book at the beach for someone else to find it and have it, to probably read it, to discover.
I did it! I opened the Sea Library by the Baltic Sea. Come, borrow, read or donate a sea book.
Sea is full of secrets, myths and ghosts, and this is the shelf where you can find Lucy Wood’s latest book of 13 stories.