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Seven-Tenths

James Hamilton-Paterson

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ISBN
9780571265541
Date Published
17.03.2011
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Summary

Seven-Tenths is James Hamilton-Paterson’s classic exploration of the sea. A beautifully-written blend of literature and science, it is here brought back into print in a revised and updated edition which includes the acclaimed essay Sea Burial.

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'Informative, arcane, sometimes poetic, and always articulate.'

William Golding
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'The Songlines of the sea.'

David Profumo
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'The kind of book that, were he alive now, Shelley might have written.'

Charles Sprawson
JamesHamilton-Paterson

James Hamilton-Paterson is the author of the bestselling Empire of the Clouds, which was hailed as a classic account of the golden age of British aviation. He won a Whitbread Prize for his first novel, Gerontius, and among his many other celebrated books are Seven-Tenths, one of the finest books written in recent times about the oceans, the satirical trilogy…

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