Captains All: The Final Cruise by Frank Lockwood

By Frank Lockwood

Excerpts from “Captains All”

“I am a chippie, similar to Jesus used to be a chippie. no matter what they want ... I construct it. occasionally it’s a chapel ... occasionally it’s a scaffold.”

A Machester boy sails to the US.

After many adventures, an array of gods, demons and ghosts tackle an eerie fact and threaten his life.

What different authors wrote approximately this book

“The begin is a superb circulate of recognition, the type we used to have from Proust the entire technique to Kerouac, and which for a few uncertain cause to me, we now not get.”

“On the only hand, you might have the instant through second perceptions, the place every one second is a hanging act promising the subsequent to have an analogous urgency because the prior; you then have the journalistic style.... simply telling it love it is.... eventually you might have the circulation of realization that hold popping up.... like a Halloween ghost.”


"’The ultimate Cruise’ jogs my memory a bit of Richard Henry Dana's ebook 'Two Years ahead of the Mast.'

"There is a spot at the coast of southern California, close to San Diego referred to as "Dana element" the place, within the e-book, he transported cow hides from the missions, through rappelling down a cliff with ropes. The cliff continues to be there this day.

"You additionally appear to seize the spirit of Dana's travels internationally, with all it really is ups and downs, in particular by no means getting sufficient sleep considering the fact that there is continually a typhoon that should be fought opposed to and the sails continuously should be patched.”

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