The House Above the Sea chronicles Ronald Lockley’s since he settled in New Zealand. The accidental discovery of the House Above the Sea, its setting, and attendant bird, insect, animal, and plant life are described in a narrative which also details the fight to preserve the wilderness below the house, a fight finally won with the creation of the Tahuna-Torea Nature Reserve.
Ronald Lockley writes with great skill and elegance as he reflects on life around him, evoking a sense of enthusiasm and wonder.
Ronald Lockley’s earlier years have been described in Myself When Young, The Island, and Orielton. The House Above the Sea takes us to the present in the life of this extraordinary man.
Hardcover, 257 pages. First edition. In excellent preloved condition.