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  • Paperback: 272 pages
  • Publisher: Golden Duck (UK) Ltd (16 Jun. 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1899262040
  • ISBN-13: 978-1899262045
  • Product Dimensions: 13 x 1.4 x 18.5 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.4 out of 5 stars 35 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 290,204 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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'A Swallows and Amazons for our times' - Peter Willis
--Marine Quarterly

'funny and exciting ... Duffers will hate it' Amanda Craig --The Times 25.6.2011

'one of the great adventure stories of 2011' Sue Magee
--The Bookbag 5.7.2011

"An intense, absorbing read ... Get on board for a very modern adventure" Gideon Spanier --Evening Standard 11.8.11

It is, in short, terrific; wonderfully written it is both tough and charming. --The Lady 23.8.2011 Reggie Nadelson

This is a story full of adventure which saves its most satisfying revelations for the end. --Action on Hearing Loss magazine Dec / Jan 2012

a multi-layered novel which sweeps readers along on an exciting adventure, but which addresses many far deeper issues --IBBY Link Autumn 2011

there are innumerable twists and a pleasing denouement --Sailing Today October 2011

For those who love boats and sea-breezes the Salt-Stained Book ... should be a first port of call --The Observer - 24.07.2011

Quite simply, it's brilliant ... It's also a rich and subtle tribute that Arthur Ransome would have loved. --Water Craft - September 2011

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'It really is a wonderful book. It's also a fantastic tribute to Arthur Ransome and I'm sure he would have loved it... After your book I'm going back to reread his' - Jan Needle (author of My Mate Shofiq and A Fine Boy for Killing)

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