The last boat: a ”Shorelines” soundscape

Candida Clark Sally Heywood
11 August 2004

Out to sea from Staithes, North Yorkshire

Sally Heywood recorded Bringing the Last Boat Home as part of the BBC’s IGNITE programme.

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“The Mariner’s Star is a love story and, like all great love stories, a death story... a treat to be lingered over... the writing is so evocative that it feels like being inside a painting...” (Geraldine Bedell, The Observer)

Listen to Candida Clark read Chapter 1 of The Mariner’s Star

North Yorkshire coast

Click here for Chapter 2 of The Mariner’s Star

Staithes, North Yorkshire

Candida Clark will be reading from her forthcoming novel A House of Light (
Headline Press, January 2005) at the Edinburgh International Book Festival. For more information, and to book tickets, click here.

Photographs taken by Candida Clark

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