Elsewhere Journal: Unreal Estate No.02 Quoyle’s Point

Illustration by Katrina Gelze Illustration by Katrina Gelze

In the second of a series of essays on seaside houses from literature, Anna Iltnere, founder of the Sea Library on Latvia’s Baltic shore, takes us to Quoyle’s Point from Annie Proulx’s The Shipping News.

“The sea breathed in the distance. The coast around the house seemed beautiful to him. But the house was wrong. Had always been wrong, he thought.” – Annie Proulx, The Shipping News, 1993

Read the essay on Elsewhere Journal.