Seven-Tenths

The Sea and its Thresholds

James Hamilton-Paterson
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A classic exploration of the sea: a beautifully written blend of literature and science.

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.

Author bio:

James Hamilton-Paterson's work has been translated into many languages. He is a highly acclaimed author of non-fiction books, including Seven-Tenths, Three Miles Down and Playing with Water, as well as America's Boy, a study of Ferdinand Marcos and the Philippines. Gerontius, his first novel, won the Whitbread Award, while his most recent, Loving Monsters (2001), was praised by the Sunday Telegraph as 'tantalising, erudite and ingenious'. He lives in Italy.

Category: Travel writing
ISBN: 9780571229383
Edition No: 1
Publisher: Faber
Imprint: Faber Paperback
Pub Date: May 2007
Page Extent: 384
Format: Paperback - B format
Age: 0 - 0
Subject: Travel writing

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