The sole survivor of a torpedoed destroyer is miraculously cast up on a huge, barren rock in mid-Atlantic. Pitted against him are the sea, the sun, the night cold, and the terror of his isolation. At the core of this raging tale of physical and psychological violence lies Christopher Martin's will to live as the sum total of his life.
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Review: Pincher Martin: The Two Deaths of Christopher MartinUser Review - Michael - Goodreads
Golding is never an easy writer and his early (greatest?) novels might be the toughest. Must be read carefully and slowly. But what a dizzying variety of topics--this, earliest humans in The ... Read full review
Review: Pincher Martin: The Two Deaths of Christopher MartinUser Review - Johan Haneveld - Goodreads
So visceral it hurts, are the words another review on this page used to describe this novel. Especially the first chapters I was in awe at the way Golding described a man clinging to life after being ... Read full review