Coast: Our Island Story: A Journey of Discovery Around by Nicholas Crane

By Nicholas Crane

Coast is considered one of Britain's best-loved television sequence, on a regular basis attracting a viewership of over 3.5 million. it's also a best-selling e-book sequence, yet this can be the 1st e-book to be written via a Coast presenter and supplying tales from each sequence and extra, to create the definitive consultant to our beach. Nicholas Crane brings his geographer's eye and love of the British panorama to take you on a captivating trip alongside our sea coast. either a party of and reference advisor to the the coast, Nick attracts on the entire components that experience made the sequence so successful, from neighborhood historical past to nationwide security, forts and ports, fishermen and artists, sacred structures and special cartography, in addition to taking in iconic landmarks, beach vacation trips and, after all, natural world. Nick's evocative prose and broad wisdom infuse this publication, which mixed with colour plate sections, make this an unmissable buy for all fanatics of the British coast.

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We eased up parking levels, to the secured gate, where my ID was checked by a uniformed security guard, and then I was out. Bright—though unfocused and cloudy—day outside, and my eyes were unprepared to deal with it; I hunted in the glove box and discovered an ancient, still-cool pair of RayBans that cut the glare to something less nuclear.

And that answered the question of why Lewis had bought it, too. Things like this, infused with this much power and substance, were rare and precious. It would have drawn him to it. I let out a long, pleased sigh and inserted the key in the ignition. The engine fired up with a low, raw growl, then purred so smoothly that the tiny fine vibration under my body was almost unnoticeable. "God, you're beautiful," I said, and ran my hand around the steering wheel. Adding my emotion to what armored the car.

Those eyes, God, those eyes. Fury and power and anguish, all together. "I didn't bring you here," he said. " "No," I shot back, furious. "And I don't damn well want to be, any more than you wanted to be—whatever the hell you are. But sometimes there isn't a choice. " "Careful. You might accidentally make some sense. " "Yep," he agreed. " Arguing with him was getting me exactly nothing. I controlled my temper with a tremendous effort of will. " Because I was not going to sit by and let a future roll toward us that contained six billion corpses turning to petroleum under the ground.

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