Ocean Hermit – sailing, solitude and stories

My plans to retrace Captain Cook's unfinished voyage have been postponed a year while I work on the next Marine Diesel Basics book and get my new boat SV Oceandrifter ready for sea.

Hermits through the ages

A Pelican in the Wilderness: Hermits, Solitaries & Recluses by Isabel Colegate

Isobel Colegate brings a novelists insight to the lives of hermits through the ages – men and women, Buddhist, Christian and others who have found the journey either liberating or hell. She tells their stories with a genuine interest and warmth that is neither overly enthusiastic (knowing how many have been brutalized by the experience) nor uncomprehendingly critical.

A Pelican in the Wilderness: Hermits and Solitaries

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This entry was posted on January 2, 2010 by in Book Reviews, Hermits, Hermits & Solitude and tagged , , .
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