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Remote: A Story of St Helena

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The small Island of St Helena, flung away in mid-South Atlantic Ocean, is one of the most remote inhabited islands in the world – its loneliness breeding a phlegmatic populace as famous for friendliness as the island itself is known for stunning scenery and a captivating history.
Small wonder, then, that the author – in love with St Helena from an early age – resolved to
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Kindle Edition, 472 pages
Published May 6th 2015 by Porcupine Press
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Do you like:
- isolated places
- gossip
- low-stakes interpersonal conflict
If so, you will enjoy this. It's like having your very good-hearted, occasionally problematic aunt fill you in on all the hyperlocal drama of her small town...in the middle of the South Atlantic, a five-day boat journey from anywhere else. I absolutely got a kick out of this. The writing's sparkly and fun, too.
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