Underwater To Get Out of the Rain: A Love Affair With the Sea

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All that we know and love of the British seaside weaves throughout this funny, nostalgic and richly told memoir. Fortune-telling gypsies found on crumbling promenades, lighthouses standing to attention, and brass bands playing in the bracing chill of a British summer.


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Both a history and a memoir of an enduring love of the sea, it is the tender and funny portrait of Norton?s discovery of the sea and his exploration of a very British love affair with the seaside.

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Trevor Norton is Emeritus Professor of Marine Biology at the University of Liverpool and Director of the Port Erin Marine Laboratory on the Isle of Man. He has authored over 150 scientific publications and books, and is an authority on the history of scientific diving.

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