Tony Parker


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Eland Publishing Ltd
25 August 2006
ISBN: 9780907871583
320 pages

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An extraordinary collection of interviews with lighthouse keepers and their families, in their own words - a record of a vanished profession and a vanished Britain of the 1970s. Described by William Golding as "one of the most fascinating social documents I have ever read". It captures the delights and downfalls of isolation, the mindgames it plays on ordinary people and the romance of the outer reaches of Britain.