The Woman of Porto Pim

Dreams, Whales, Islands and Ships

Review by Malcolm R. Campbell

“I did step off and put my feet on the ground, so that as well as being the product of my readiness to tell untruths, this little book partly has its origins in the time I spent in the Azores. Basically, its subject matter is the whale, an animal which more than any other would seem to be a metaphor; and shipwrecks, which insofar as they are understood as failures and inconclusive adventures, would likewise appear to be metaphorical.” – from the Introduction Continue reading