In Mallorca with Peter Nichols’ The Rocks

May 29, 2015

Setting a novel on a Mediterranean island is an easy to way to attract the attention of travelers. Peter Nichols, a sailor himself, makes the most of the Mediterranean island setting in The Rocks. Mallorca comes alive in his prose as a place where people “can leave the world outside.” The olive and lemon groves, the bougainvillea, the sunshine, the sea, even the changes in the air …

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