Geordie Williamson

All at Sea

Trawler: A Journey Through The North Atlantic

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Trawler is without doubt the most febrile travel narrative since the bats appeared in the desert somewhere round Barstow in Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas. Its pages pitch, roll, sway, heave, surge and yaw, like ships at sea experiencing what Redmond O’Hanlon calls their ‘six degrees of freedom’.

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