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This is an account of how the author answered an advertisement for a "wife" to spend a year on a tropical island with a writer, and subsequently found herself alone on a remote desert island with a "husband" she hardly knew.
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Lucy Irvine was born in 1956 in Whitton, Middlesex.She ran away from school very early and had no full-time education after the age of thirteen.She has been employed as a charlady, monkey-keeper, waitress, stonemason's mate, life model, pastry-cook and concierge.She has also worked with disabled people and as a clerk at the Inland Revenue.Lucy Irvine is the author of a novel, One is One, as well as Castaway and an account of her early years, Runaway.She has three sons and lives in the Highlands of Scotland.Review:
"'As remarkable for its degree of thoughtfulness, and unflinchingly unsentimental self-exposure, as for its descriptive skills...such dreams as stuff is made of'" * Financial Times * "'A savagely self-searching tale...she is a born writer as well as a ruthlessly talented survivor'" * Observer * "'Fascinating'" * Daily Mail *
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