The Lighthouse (PDF)
Ing it wasn t that a bad book I went through waves of bordem and interest Skipping pages of waffle but also eating up the good parts especially theories and reports Terrible poorly written and structured long passages which I found less
than relevant numerous factual mistakes and no real grip on the core of the supposed mystery Avoid relevant numerous factual mistakes and no real grip on the core of the supposed mystery Avoid of this book wasn t even about the Lighthouse Tragedy Lots of crackpot theories and digressions and ultimately not very mysterious Seems pretty obvious the ocean was the culprit Not nearly as interesting as his book about Dylatov Pass Perhaps because the incident happened so long ag. The men's oilskin coats were missing and the clock in the lighthouse had stopped inevitable theories surrounding the keepers' fates were soon put forward These included a giant wave washing them away murder and suicide by the men themselves and esoteric explanations as Eilean Mor was believed to have mystical properties This book explores this mysterious and chilling story in depth for the first time and reveals a shocking conclusio. ,
D It takes far too
long to get to the actual occurrence on Eilean Mor which the author fictionalizes atto get to the actual occurrence on Eilean Mor which the author fictionalizes at three men disappear I kept waiting for a payoff what actually happened to the men but no one knows The book ends with a chapter on various murders and madness in lighthouses around the world I would have enjoyed a chapter about all of these occurrences including Eilean Mor rather than an incohesive 200 page narrative of history poetry letters that isn t about a mystery However as tangled as the narrative is I did learn about lighthouses and their keepers which is a subject that interests me Despite the low rat.
RHEAD FOUND THE LIGHTHOUSE TORhead found the lighthouse to completely deserted and a subseuent search of the surrounding island failed to show any sign of what happened to the keepers The last entry in the lighthouse logbook had been made on December 15 and contained a number of strange and distressing entries that offered clues as to the mental state of the men One was reported to have been crying while another had become very uiet When it was revealed that. ,
A shade too dry and repetitive I understand background information on how lighthouses were ran day to day is relevant likewise the weather conditions but the entire first half of the book consists of this rather dry information repeated s The write up on this book sounds intriguing A mystery But the book does not deliver on that The book meanders all over the place starting with a description of the life and work of the lighthouse keepers the UK bureaucratic structure and the building of lighthouses etc Myths about the Eilean Mor misspelled in the write up above as Elian More lighthouse are mentioned but not explaine. What really happened to the mysteriously vanished lighthouse keepers of the Flannan Isles a true story evocative
of The ShiningOn December 26 1900 the vessel Hesperus arrived at EileanThe ShiningOn December 26 1900 the vessel Hesperus arrived at Eilean in the remote Outer Hebrides with relief lighthouse men and fresh provisions Staffed by three #Keepers The Lighthouse Had Been In Operation For A Year #the lighthouse had been in operation for a year no light had been
from Eilean Mor for 10 days Upon arrival the superintendent Robert Mui.seen from Eilean Mor for 10 days Upon arrival the superintendent Robert Mui.