"Physically, it's not a very demanding job. The only thing that can get a bit trying here during the winter. . .is a tremendous sense of isolation."
"That just happens to be exactly what l'm looking for.
l'm outlining a new writing project. Five months of peace is just what l want."
"That's very good, Jack. Because, for some people. . .solitude. . .and isolation. . .can, of itself, become a problem."
"Not for me."
"How about your wife and son? Do you think they'll take to it?"
"They'll love it."