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Well, obviously from my star rating, I didnt love it. The previous book by this author I had quite enjoyed as she had deftly brought to life the city (Naples) it was about. This book, I felt failed to bring to life Procida, the Island on which she is living which is a shame since it sounds like a pretty cool place. Unfortunately whenever the writing starts to bring Procida to life the narrative skips to something else though NEVER to the place the title promises: In Girl by Sea at no point do we get any insight or barely even a sight of the sea after which it is named and that really annoyed me, since that was exactly what I was interested in reading about. Penelope mentions once or twice going for a swim, that a ferry ride is needed to get to the mainland (and once there was a storm), going fishing once (she hated it) and that is about all the Sea we get. Except a lot of sea animals get eaten. I dont eat sea food, I especially do not eat Cephalopods, so I was unimpressed by this part.Apparently learning to cook was meant to be a theme, but it didnt come through strongly in the writing. There are some recipes, (a few quite interesting looking) and at the end a throwaway statement shows that Penelope can actually now cook herself lunch, as long as her boyfriend is not there to do it, but there is no learning to cook narrative.Actually, I have to say, there is really NO continual narrative. Penelopes talent for describing people (as I saw it in previous books) is muted and diffuse in this story. I suspect it is because the people in it are important to her; her relationship with Alfonso is treated cautiously and usually quite kindly, her acquaintances on the island are written with respect for their reserved natures. As a friend being written about, I would doubtless appreciate Penelopes restraint in writing me like this, as a reader I was bored.Three quarters into the book, I realised what the nagging sense of familiarity I had been feeling for some time was: This book was reading like an online blog and not in a really positive way. Today I went swimming. Today I walked to the lighthouse. Today my mother in law came for a visit, I was nervous. In a blog, you share this tiny snippets of information, you get likes and comments from your friends, the writing does not have to be brilliant, though sometimes it may be. You do not need the continuous narrative that a book does need and in this case does not have. A blog you follow because you want to know what is happening in the persons life, but I paid for this book and I wanted a professionally told story which is not really there.A story starts to come through at times, but frustratingly is abandoned or becomes aimless and meandering each time as the author fails to follow themes through. The theme of lemons would have been good, but is dropped. She starts to teach English, then we never hear anymore about it until a throwaway line chapters latter. We meet people, but they are never expanded upon after meeting them, they are just there and the lack of character development meant that I often had no idea who the people I was reading about were. I suspect that the lost and aimless feeling reflects Penelopes personal experience on the island very accurately and I am sorry for her, but, again, this is not a blog. The end shapes up a little better, with the final chapters much more lively and well written, I wonder if that was because Penelope herself was happier as the end of her isolation and return home came into sight. The writing was also considerably more vibrant and dynamic when she was interviewing an English speaker so possibly translation was a part of the flatness in the dialogue throughout. Maybe.Again, severely disappointed by expectations raised by the title: The Mediterranean is an amazing Sea, surely it deserved a bit more of a look in. If you like Italy, food writing, or travel stories do not let my one star put you off, It would have rated at least two stars, maybe three, if I had not been so bitterly disappointed at the complete absence of Sea in a book called Girl by sea.

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