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Philip Hoare’s books include biographies of Stephen Tennant and Noel Coward, the historical studies, Wilde’s Last Stand, Spike Island, and England’s Lost Eden. His book Leviathan or, The Whale won the 2009 BBC Samuel Johnson Prize for non-fiction. His last book, The Sea Inside, was published in 2013. His new book, RISINGTIDEFALLINGSTAR, is published by Fourth Estate.

Out of a tempestuous sea, fantastical stories of drowned poets, eccentric artists and magical animals, slipping between species and gender, all bound by the profound ocean.

‘Rich and strange from the tip of its title to its deep-sunk bones’, Robert Macfarlane.

An experienced broadcaster, curator and filmmaker, he wrote and presented the BBC Arena film The Hunt for Moby-Dick. He is Professor of Creative Writing at the University of Southampton, and curator of the Moby-Dick Big Read, www.mobydickbigread.com

 

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@103Polly fantastic. I wrote about these wondrous beasts here: t.co/4WCQR10ue1

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Thomas Merton goes to Provincetown, 1921- painting by his father, Owen @tmcpgh @thomasmerton @theukuleledivat.co/AU6d73pW09

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photographed by Julia Margaret Cameron in her greenhouse in the sea light of Freshwater Bay the orphaned Prince Ala… t.co/HYOxmlEls5

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Freshwater: soaring over the Pre-Raphaelite seascape, peregrines fly like Tennyson's familiars; purple and slate storm clouds rise as cliffs

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