Found At Sea

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Found At Sea

Andrew Greig recounts in poetic sequence the tale of his open dinghy voyage from Stromness in Scapa Flow and an overnight stay on Cava (an island formerly inhabited for over twenty years by two unusual women) in poetic sequence. In sailing small boats in scary open waters Andrew Greg found a new act...
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Andrew Greig recounts in poetic sequence the tale of his open dinghy voyage from Stromness in Scapa Flow and an overnight stay on Cava (an island formerly inhabited for over twenty years by two unusual women) in poetic sequence. In sailing small boats in scary open waters Andrew Greg found a new activity and a new metaphor for life. Written in six weeks, Found at Sea is a 'very wee epic' about sailing, male friendship and a voyage. Bon voyage!<br /> Review:<br /> 'One of the best things I've read so far this year is Found At Sea, a new book of poems by Andrew Greig' - The Scotsman 'Andrew Greig treats the epic, with its archetypal traditional trajectory of voyage and return, with touching lyric sensitivity' - The Times Literary Supplement 'A homage to George Mackay Brown, to friendship, to our seafaring heritage, and to Orkney; it combines lyrical descriptions of the light in the Northern Isles as well as an unforgettable account of trying to stand up to pee on a moving boat' - Gavin Francis, Scotsman

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Author

andrew greig

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paperback

ISBN

9781846972690

Pages

70

Andrew Greig recounts in poetic sequence the tale of his open dinghy voyage from Stromness in Scapa Flow and an overnight stay on Cava (an island formerly inhabited for over twenty years by two unusual women) in poetic sequence. In sailing small boats in scary open waters Andrew Greg found a new activity and a new metaphor for life. Written in six weeks, Found at Sea is a 'very wee epic' about sailing, male friendship and a voyage. Bon voyage!
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'One of the best things I've read so far this year is Found At Sea, a new book of poems by Andrew Greig' - The Scotsman 'Andrew Greig treats the epic, with its archetypal traditional trajectory of voyage and return, with touching lyric sensitivity' - The Times Literary Supplement 'A homage to George Mackay Brown, to friendship, to our seafaring heritage, and to Orkney; it combines lyrical descriptions of the light in the Northern Isles as well as an unforgettable account of trying to stand up to pee on a moving boat' - Gavin Francis, Scotsman
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Andrew Greig recounts in poetic sequence the tale of his open dinghy voyage from Stromness in Scapa Flow and an overnight stay on Cava (an island formerly inhabited for over twenty years by two unusual women) in poetic sequence. In sailing small boats in scary open waters Andrew Greg found a new activity and a new metaphor for life. Written in six weeks, Found at Sea is a 'very wee epic' about sailing, male friendship and a voyage. Bon voyage!
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'One of the best things I've read so far this year is Found At Sea, a new book of poems by Andrew Greig' - The Scotsman 'Andrew Greig treats the epic, with its archetypal traditional trajectory of voyage and return, with touching lyric sensitivity' - The Times Literary Supplement 'A homage to George Mackay Brown, to friendship, to our seafaring heritage, and to Orkney; it combines lyrical descriptions of the light in the Northern Isles as well as an unforgettable account of trying to stand up to pee on a moving boat' - Gavin Francis, Scotsman

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