Books: The Nona*

Vigorous, Versatile Hilaire Belloc Muses as He Cruises

The Book. Story there is none in this book, unless it be the log of Author Belloc's ancient and well-beloved sloop Nona on an intermittent cruise around Britain from Holyhead to the Wash. It is a book pursuing "from thought to thought, from memory to memory such things as have occupied one human soul."

Outside Cardigan Bay, a world of wind puts, the sound in a furious boil, blasts the Nona's jib; as life and death wrangle under the sea-hummocks, Author Belloc ponders fear. He tells you...

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