They settled down to their fishing and, two hours later, Jim was the undoubted winner at five fish to Andy’s three. After handing over the sum of two pounds to settle the bet, Andy helped his father to clear their gear away before Jim took the wheel and started the engine. Andy sat quietly in the stern while his father steered the boat around the coast towards Bordeaux Harbour in the north of the island. Guernsey’s south coast was rocky and the cliffs loomed above them as they motored onwards.
Andy felt the remnants of his recent anger rise again as they approached Telegraph Bay. The place where, sixty years ago during the German Occupation, his grandfather, Edmund, having been branded a traitor by his brother Harold, had been pushed to his death.
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