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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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - arubabookwoman - LibraryThing
When Golding won the Nobel (in the 80's?), I read several of his books. (Of course it seems that everyone has read Lord of the Flies as part of their schooling, but many of Golding's other novels are ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - ajbarnett - LibraryThing
I read this book many years ago - pre-university days. Then it was just called Pincher Martin. It was complex and needed some working out, but boy, did it leave an impression. The book is quite a literary feat - not for the faint-hearted reader. Read full review