The Wreck at Sharpnose Point
Jeremy Seal excels at constructing fine tales on seemingly flimsy premises: his fear of snakes was the springboard for the harrowing Snakebite Survivors' Club, for example, while a quest for a fez unfolded into the wonderful cultural travel book, A Fez of the Heart. I enjoyed both of these books so much that I put Seals on my "Promising Contemporary Authors" watch list and bought this earlier work from a used book seller.
Then, as is so often the case, the book sat on my groaning "to read" shelf
To anyone that knows the area and the church at Morwenstow this book represents t...more
On a trip to Morwenstow, England, Jeremy Seal find...more
Update March 2011: I have now been to Morwenstow in Cornwall to see the grave and the figurehead. It was a drizzly, misty and generally awf...more