[A] praise-hymn to the muddy, marshy far reaches of the river... captivating
Rose George, New Statesman
Short but rich... [Crampton] writes movingly, sometimes with flecks of nostalgia or melancholy, but ultimately her book is a rallying call for greater appreciation of the maligned and overlooked
Like the Thames itself, this book carries you along on a journey full of rich detail and fascinating insight
Caroline Crampton on Granta.com
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Sharons Muckle Nice Test Post
The following is an excerpt from Sharons Muckle Nice Test Post: God help us, we’re in the hands of engineers. Hey, you know how I’m, like, always trying to save the planet? Here’s my chance. I gave it a cold? I gave it a virus. A computer virus. You’re a very talented young man, with your own clever thoughts and ideas. Do you need a manager?
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The Way To Someone Else’s Sea
Certainly Cal is trying to figure out his own ‘larger destiny’ and the role of his father’s work in it. I think it becomes quickly clear to him that his character doesn’t suit the place and time into which he was born. At the same time, the extreme sacrifices members of this community make for their livelihood drive them to romanticise their work.