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An Island Presence

Howard Cunnell

‘I can almost believe in the permanence of these warm days, this unchanging child whose hand fits mine. But I can feel the cold and the darkness coming.’

Howard Cunnell

Howard Cunnell has a PhD from the University of London, and was previously a Leverhulme Fellow at the University of Sussex. He is the author of Fathers & Sons and The Sea on Fire, as well as editor of Jack Kerouac’s On the Road: The Original Scroll. A former professional scuba-diving instructor, he lives in London with his wife and children.

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