Plough The Sea Author:Robert Wilder He lived only for power,she lived only to love him. — Opening quote attributed to Simon Bolivar: "He who plays at revolution ploughs the sea". — The novel is set on a Caribbean island in 1961. — The opening lines: — "Of the day and hour nothing can be known. Only the year as it was marked by some Spanish soldier in the boredom of his watch. On a bro... more »ad parapet of the squat fort he had taken a knife or short sword and cut the date into the side of one of the four towers which studded the corners.
-1588. He had dug the numerals out in the spongy stone and then added one word. Christo!« less