Fictional account of the Franklin search and an obsessive Franklin searcher.
p. 197, describing Crozier after Franklin’s death: His fingertips trailed along the books. The Vicar of Wakefield…Shakespeare’s sonnets. Spenser’s Faerie Queene. Tennyson and Wordsworth. He had been thinking of that canister, and his message. And the stately ships go on….
p. 350, lists some of the surviving books: “The Vicar of Wakefield. A Manual of Private Devotion. Christian Melodies. A Bible. A Church of England prayerbook.