Books: John Jones

The Man.* "Born as the son of a gardner, John Paul appeared like an obscure speck in the middle of the broad canvas of the 18th Century—a canvas streaked with blood, murder, rebellion, greed, and many winds of doctrine." In Scotland, John Paul grew up on a rocky soil, dotted with small hard flowers, flanked by the blue and white banner of the sea. The sea, before long, became his native place; he loved ships and the spin of water under a whirling bow; he once wrote down: "I will not have anything to do with ships which do not...

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