Coasting

by Jonathan Raban | 15 May 2018
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Coasting round Britain single-handed in an antique two-masted sailing boat, Jonathan Raban conducts a masterly exploration of England and the English at ttime of Margaret Thatcher and the Falklands War. He moves seamlessly between awkward memories of childhood as the son of a vicar, a vivid chronicle of the shape-shifting sea and incisive descriptions of the people and communities he encounters. As he faces his terror of racing water, eddies, offshore sandbars andferries on a collision course, so he navigates the complex and turbulent waters ohis own middle age. Coasting is a fearless attempt to discover the meaning of belonging and of his English homeland.
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Coasting round Britain single-handed in an antique two-masted sailing boat, Jonathan Raban conducts a masterly exploration of England and the English at ttime of Margaret Thatcher and the Falklands War. He moves seamlessly between awkward memories of childhood as the son of a vicar, a vivid chronicle of the shape-shifting sea and incisive descriptions of the people and communities he encounters. As he faces his terror of racing water, eddies, offshore sandbars andferries on a collision course, so he navigates the complex and turbulent waters ohis own middle age. Coasting is a fearless attempt to discover the meaning of belonging and of his English homeland.
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€18.20
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Eligible for free delivery
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54 Reward Points

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Categories: Travel Travel writing

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