'After a moment, lying there in darkness . . . it all hit me. I was blind and we were lost at sea.'
When the ship carrying Phillip and his mother to Virginia sinks, Phillip is stranded on a raft with Timothy, an old black seaman, and his cat. Without his sight, Phillip must rely on Timothy to survive.
Shipwrecked on a deserted cay, Phillip and Timothy discover they are different in so many ways. but will Phillip realize that beneath their skin they are the same - and that without Timothy's help he is in terrible danger?
One of the world's most enduring stories about race, prejudice and friendship.
- Publication Date:
- 01 / 11 / 2014
- 129 x 198mm