Strange Affair at a Lighthouse

The Lamplighters by Emma Stonex Review 'So ghostly in the cold sunlightIt seemed, that we were struck the whileWith wonder all too dread for words.And, as into the tiny creekWe stole beneath the hanging crag,We saw three queer, black, ugly birds—Too big, by far, in my belief,For guillemot or shag—Like seamen sitting bolt-uprightUpon a half-tide …

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The Evening and the Morning

by Ken Follett 'A moment later [Edgar] realized he was looking at something even worse than a monster: it was a Viking ship, with a dragon head at the tip of its long curved prow.' It is more than thirty years since Ken Follett published Pillars of the Earth, his first successful full length historical …

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