PDF On the Broken Shore


  • Paperback
  • 295
  • On the Broken Shore
  • James MacManus
  • English
  • 17 June 2019
  • 9780007338603

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read & download On the Broken Shore free download µ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ë James MacManus James MacManus ë 0 free read A few years ago his son drowned in an accident at sea and Leo and his family cannot come to ter. In On the Broken Shore James MacManus offers some interesting insights into human wildlife relations On a field trip with his students off the coast of Cape Cod marine biologist Leo Kemp is swept overboard Kemp survives but instead of returning home to the memories of a dead son a troubled marriage and the loss of his job he chooses to remain with a pod of grey seals How Kemp had reached this point of turning his back on humanity what he learns from his life with the seals and how his family deals with his disappearance form the main part of the story The information on seal behaviour and human seal relations comes from research done by the author MacManus returned to the university he graduated from St Andrews in Scotland to talk with seal experts at the Sea Mammal Research Unit The novel was a effortless way for me to learn about sea mammals and the wildlife and landscape of Cape Cod The story moves along uickly and the plot is enthralling will Kemp turn his back on humanity for good however I didn t find the human characters particularly sympathetic or engaging

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read & download On the Broken Shore free download µ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ë James MacManus James MacManus ë 0 free read Ms with his death But when tragedy again touches the family it is Leo who is the apparent victim. There were lots of aspects of this book that might have made me dislike it The dense science sections that punctuated the plot The discovery that just when you thought you were finished with the backstory along came a bit The nagging sensation that what happened waswella bit unfeasible Despite all that this book gets five stars from me because it kept me reading long into the night and very few books have done that However unfeasible it might have been the central plot was compelling and leaving this unfinished was never an option The setting of Cape Cod was great and really made me want to go there The author had a real feeling for his characters and his depiction of a family in the wake a of a bereavement was skilful and moving Okay so it s only January but it s my read of the year so far

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