Dream Island is an account of how, together with his wife Doris, Lockley moved onto the tiny island of Skokholm, four miles off the tip of Pembrokeshire, and just one mile long at its longest. The island had been uninhabited, apart from lighthouse keepers, since at least the beginning of the century.
"The Outrun will no doubt sit alongside . . . Helen Macdonald's H Is for Hawk-the sheer sensuality of Liptrot's prose and her steely resolve immediately put her right up there with the best of the best."-New Statesman