Hear the rime of the Ancient Mariner
See his eye as he stops one of three
Mesmerises one of the wedding guests
Stay here and listen to the nightmares
of the Sea.
When i came across this book in a teacher's house my first thoughts was the opening lines of not the book but Iron Maiden's version of their song. And when I looked up the lyrics and read a small extract from the book, it was telling the same story.