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Meet: Freya Carlisle

One of the best newspaper editors of her generation, nobody quite knows what induced Freya Carlisle to take a job editing The Sarnian. She claims it was the challenge of launching a new title in a small market that drew her to the role, but few believe that considering how ambitious she is.

Check out Freya Carlisle's biography

Character Guide

Key location: Portelet

Beach and small harbour on the south-western tip of the island. Popular with holidaymakers, with shallow waters, interesting rocks and generally good sand. You can also lie back and watch the planes coming in and out of the airport over your head if the wind is blowing in the right direction.

Oliver Carey keeps his boat, the Huffin’ Puffin, tied up here, in the same mooring spot on the harbour wall as his father did.

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Deleted scene

After Schulze’s removal from his position at the Abwehr, Körtig is sent to the Eagle’s Nest to meet with Hitler. When he returns he institutes a new way of working within the Abwehr. His actions subsequently change Schulze’s attitudes to those he works with when he sets sail on the V10 a few days later.

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This web site, and its contents, are here to support The Sarnian, a series of books set on and around the Channel Islands, and Guernsey in particular. It started as a means of keeping track of each character so that their features, loves, desires, abilities, looks and so on didn't change from book to book and has grown to become a complete encyclopedia of the series. Unless otherwise stated, the images included on this site were taken by The Sarnian author, Nik Rawlinson, who is also the author of the content.


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