Reviews

  • Publisher's description. An immersive journey through the weird and haunting spaces of the Thames Estuary. Rachel Lichtenstein presents an extraordinary chorus of voices, from mudlarkers and fishermen to radio pirates and champion racers, capturing the incredibly diverse community of people who live and work in this ancient, wild and mesmerising place.

    Penguin
  • Rachel Lichtenstein's electrifying exploration of the estuary

    Spectator
  • The Thames Estuary changes constantly. How do you make such a landscape comprehensible, and how do you render it vividly for the reader? Lichtenstein's outstanding book shows how it should be done.

    Irish Times
  • Immersive, engrossing, evocative

    The Lady