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Within the Reef. The water has all sorts of colours, from the deepest blue to pale
emerald green. The reef is wide and the coral many-tinted. You can walk on the
reef, and it is strange to see the great breakers so near at hand and the ...
We started at one in the morning so as to arrive at daybreak when the sea is
supposed to be at its calmest and the passage over the reef less difficult. It was
very lovely in the silence of the night. The air was balmy. The stars were reflected
The Reef. It is a broad causeway along which you can walk all round the island,
but it is so rough and uneven that it tears your feet to pieces. In the pools fish dart
about and now and then an eel raises a vicious head. Lobster-catching: you go ...
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A compilation of notes kept over his lifetime and published just before Maugham's death. Though there were some pearls of wisdom and insightful comments on writing it was his commentary on daily life ... Read full review