Lighthousekeeping

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RB Large Print, 2004 - Blind - 198 pages
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Orphaned and anchorless, Silver is taken in by blind Mr. Pew, the mysterious and miraculously old keeper of the Cape Wrath lighthouse. Pew tells Silver ancient tales of longing and rootlessness, of journeys that move through place and time, of passion and betrayal. His stories center on Babel Dark, a local nineteenth-century clergyman who lived two lives: a public one mired in darkness and a private one bathed in a beacon of light. Pew's stories are, for Silver, a map through her own particular darkness, into her own story and, finally, into love.

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Fair plot yet awesome prose. - LibraryThing
I could see writing a paper about this book. - LibraryThing
But the plot hardly seems the point. - LibraryThing

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User Review  - whybehave2002 - LibraryThing

Almost done with this...I've read the reviews of others who love it and others that love the author. I find it to be a very easy/quick read but the book jumps around a lot and I feel as if I am not ... Read full review

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User Review  - Matthew - Goodreads

God, I love Winterson so much. Literally every sentence she writes is quotable. This book careens out of prose and into poetry most of the time; even when it doesn't, it's still beautiful. It is not a ... Read full review

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