Cover of: The Land as Viewed from the Sea | Richard Collins

The Land as Viewed from the Sea

  • 200 Pages
  • 3.12 MB
  • English
Modern fiction, Popular English Fiction, Fiction, Fiction - General, General, Fiction / General, Autho
The Physical Object
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8988769M
ISBN 101854113674
ISBN 139781854113672

His first novel, The Land as Viewed from the Sea, was shortlisted for the Whitbread First Novel Award. A second novel, Overland, was published in followed by a third The Quality of Light in /5. The Land as Viewed from the Sea by Richard Collins, May 1,Seren edition, Paperback in EnglishPages: Richard Collins’ debut novel is a dreamlike meditation on land and sea and the illusory nature of love.

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On a clear day, today’s pilgrims can see the panorama Moses viewed: The Dead Sea, the Jordan River valley, Jericho, Bethlehem and the distant hills of Jerusalem.

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