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Journey To The Sea: A Wonderfully Escapist Collection of New Fiction and Travel Writing
by Sarah Brown , Gil McNeil , Alexander McCall Smith (Goodreads Author) , Joanne Harris (Goodreads Author) , Julie Myerson , Joseph O'Connor , Gervase Phinn , Ruth Rendell
Whether it's memories of childhood holidays or exotic fantasies of faraway places, a sea and its coast is the most evocative of landscapes. This is a unique collection of the finest, new writing from this water-bound nation of ours. Inside are accounts of adventures and encounters, short stories that will haunt and inspire. It is a literary tribute to the last frontier - t ...more
Paperback, 352 pages
Published March 1st 2005 by Ebury Press
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I picked this up at a bookswap. It was OK for dipping into between other things. My favourite story by far was Allan Weisbecker's The Calling, a short, sharp piece about commercial fishermen. I wondered what else he might have written and found from his website that he now seems to be obsessed with loony conspiracy theories, and his writing consists of rambling blog posts. Oh well.