(Fourth Estate / Melville House, USA / Atico de los Libros, Spain, 2013).
An astounding account of wilderness and beauty, of whales and birds and humans and the sea inside us all.
‘Everything he writes is remarkably interesting, and always expressed in his singular prose, at one and the same time both exact and numinous … Packed full of strange delights’.
Craig Brown, Mail on Sunday.
I'm pressed by the heat into the sea, mirrored by the moon
4 am: swimming in the soft night and dark sea as the stars fall; a firework display for the fishes and me
3.30 am: swimming in a still black sea; shooting stars enough to pierce any heart