Motherless and anchorless, Silver is taken in by the timeless Mr Pew, keeper of the Cape Wrath lighthouse. Pew tells Silver ancient tales of longing and rootlessness, of ties that bind and of the slippages that occur throughout every life. One life, Babel Dark's, opens like a map that Silver must follow.
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Review: LighthousekeepingUser Review - Latte La Chook - Goodreads
I loved this book. Some of Winterson's phrases stay with me still. 'My life is a hesitation in time. An opening in a cave. A gap for a word.' It was a great story about a little girl who grew up in a ... Read full review
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I read Lighthouse keeping because a recommendation of a publisher I met some time ago. I remember when she said to me: you have to read this book because it has something special that I know you'll ... Read full review