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Allthe drowning seas

Alexander Fullerton

Allthe drowning seas

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Published by Pan in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published, London , Joseph, 1981.

StatementAlexander Fullerton.
The Physical Object
Pagination280p. ;
Number of Pages280
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17877565M
ISBN 100330266373
OCLC/WorldCa16611497

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Brother and sister are reconciled, and drown together "in an embrace never to be parted". The breath-hold break point can be suppressed or delayed either intentionally or unintentionally. Choosing supervised swimming places is safer. Three generations of a frozen family reside in the Compound, a family fortress of sun-pink buildings facing a contemporary Long Island Sound: the ""White Esther,"" an aging and ill matriarch; her suicidal son Philip; her gin-soaked daughter-in-law Rose; and her year-old granddaughter, who hates the grandmother who has raised her so lovelessly. It was a good thing, Nick thought, that Wavell had flown out.

I was excited to get an arc of this book after reading the premise and falling in love with that beautiful cover. Aitkenhead knows the risks of the undertaking, recognises that truth has a way of turning to fiction on the page. Though there remains a question whether her husband could have been saved, if she had acted more quickly: "I had the rope in my hand - his face [was[ above the water — and he cried again — and I held my hand, and my heart said 'Die! The civilians had been ferried there from Miri in Sarawak and Labuan in North Borneo, just ahead of the enemy landings in those places, and at Natuna they'd been packed into a Dutch steamer which sailed with an escort of one Dutch and two American destroyers.


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