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
On a trip to Morwenstow, England, Jeremy Seal find ...more
To anyone that knows the area and the church at Morwenstow this book represents t ...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