(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.
“Saints diving through the firmament, devils flickering like fire, angels back-crawling through transparent seas.”… t.co/z4mtldA8SW
2 am: the moon floodlights the sea like my room, lighting my way into outer space; I'm swimming nowhere, slowly.
2 am: swimming into a cool, electric moon, shining on another me, under the sea.