Sailing to Purgatory

Sailing to Purgatory

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The final voyage, a singlehander's farewell to the sea, began well. The yacht was strong and fast, his ocean-going experience vast. With Mark Twain's advice in mind, Sail away ... Explore. Dream. Discover, 8,000 miles of adventure lay ahead. And there was plenty - facing scary storms, pausing on an island of lust, being detained by aggressive lawmen, rediscovering intense mid-ocean alienation, falling in love, being poised over an oceanic garden of Eden. Finally the swallowing-the-anchor journey reached home. A sort of heaven with retirement, marriage and peace its promise. In reality it was Purgatory, offering ambush, injustice, and imprisonment...
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Product details

  • Paperback | 277 pages
  • 140 x 205 x 14.73mm | 276.69g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1848977670
  • 9781848977679
  • 877,403