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Perilous Rock Shirley Murrell

Perilous Rock

Shirley Murrell

Published March 1st 1978
ISBN : 9780708901168
Hardcover
628 pages
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The story of the first Eddystone Lighthouse, which was the creation of Henry Winstanley. He lived for it and died with it. Here the author has re-created this vital character, the land-lover with his deep fear of the sea but filled with a burningMoreThe story of the first Eddystone Lighthouse, which was the creation of Henry Winstanley. He lived for it and died with it. Here the author has re-created this vital character, the land-lover with his deep fear of the sea but filled with a burning obsession to make it safe for mariners. Eddystone Rock, the focus of Winstanleys ambition and achievement brought him often into danger, but always in the background waited his two loves, his loyal wife, Margaret, and their country home.