Castaway (häftad)
Format
Häftad (Paperback)
Språk
Engelska
Antal sidor
416
Utgivningsdatum
1999-05-01
Upplaga
New ed
Förlag
Corgi Books
Illustratör/Fotograf
maps
Illustrationer
maps
SAB
He
ISBN
9780552146814

Castaway

Häftad, Engelska, 1999-05-01
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Writer seeks "wife" for a year on tropical island.' The opportunity to escape from it all was irresistible. Lucy Irvine answered the advertisement - and found herself alone on a remote desert island with a 'husband' she hardly knew. Lucy Irvine fell in love with the seductive, if cruel, beauty of that untouched Eden, whose power to enslave and enchant her never slackened throughout the whole of her amazing adventure. Uncompromisingly candid and sometimes shocking, Castaway is her compulsively readable account of a desert island dream which threatened to turn into a nightmare of illness, thirst and personal antipathy.
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  • Faraway

    Lucy Irvine

    Eighteen years later, in 1999, Lucy took her three children to the farthest corner of the Solomons to live for a year on remote Pigeon Island. This time the invitation had come from an intrepid eighty-year-old, Diana Hepworth, who, in 1947, set sa...

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"'As remarkable for its degree of thoughtfulness, and unflinchingly unsentimental self-exposure, as for its descriptive skills...such dreams as stuff is made of'" Financial Times "'A savagely self-searching tale...she is a born writer as well as a ruthlessly talented survivor'" Observer "'Fascinating'" Daily Mail

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Lucy Irvine was born in 1956 in Whitton, Middlesex.She ran away from school very early and had no full-time education after the age of thirteen.She has been employed as a charlady, monkey-keeper, waitress, stonemason's mate, life model, pastry-cook and concierge.She has also worked with disabled people and as a clerk at the Inland Revenue.Lucy Irvine is the author of a novel, One is One, as well as Castaway and an account of her early years, Runaway.She has three sons and lives in the Highlands of Scotland.