Castaway
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By Lucy Irvine

travel | 288 pages | Published in NaN

'Writer seeks "wife" for a year on tropical island.'The opportunity to escape from it all was irresistible. Lucy Irvine answered the advertisement -- and found herself alone on a remote desert island with a 'husband' she hardly knew.Lucy Irvine fell in love with the seductive, if cruel, beauty of that untouched Eden, whose power to enslave and enchant her never slackened throughout the whole of her amazing adventure.Uncompromisingly candid and sometimes shocking, Castaway is her compulsively readable account of a desert island dream which threatened to turn into a nightmare of illness, thirst and personal antipathy.

ISBN_13:9780394535425

Quotes

Loneliness is a strange and powerful thing. It brings you face to face with yourself.

Lucy Irvine

Survival is not just about staying alive, but finding meaning in your existence.

Lucy Irvine

In solitude, you discover the depth of your own strength.

Lucy Irvine

The human spirit is resilient, capable of enduring unimaginable hardships.

Lucy Irvine

Isolation can be both a curse and a blessing, depending on how you perceive it.

Lucy Irvine

The vastness of the ocean makes you realize your own insignificance.

Lucy Irvine

Desperation can drive you to do extraordinary things you never thought possible.

Lucy Irvine

Hope is a fragile flame that keeps us going, even in the darkest of times.

Lucy Irvine

Nature is both beautiful and terrifying, a constant reminder of our vulnerability.

Lucy Irvine

The silence of solitude can be deafening, forcing you to confront your inner demons.

Lucy Irvine