March 4, 2017

An Iceland Fisherman by Pierre Loti

By Pierre Loti

An Iceland Fisherman is a unique through French writer Pierre Loti from 1886.
It depicts the romantic yet necessarily unhappy lifetime of Breton fishermen who sail every one summer time to the stormy Iceland cod grounds. Literary critic Edmund Gosse characterised it as "the hottest and most interesting of all his writings."

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