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The North Water (Paperback)

The North Water (Paperback)

Ian McGuire

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'Riveting and darkly brilliant' Colm Toibin

LONGLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE 2016

A ship sets sail with a killer on-board ...1859. A man joins a whaling ship bound for the Arctic Circle. Having left the services, his reputation in tatters, Patrick Sumner has little option but to accept the position of ship's surgeon on this ill-fated voyage. But when, deep into the journey, a boy is discovered brutally killed, Sumner finds himself becoming a reluctant detective. Soon he will face an evil even greater than that he had encountered at the siege of Delhi, in the shape of Henry Drax: harpooner, murderer, monster.

As the true purpose of the ship's expedition becomes clear and despair descends upon the crew, the confrontation between Sumner and Drax will play out in the terrible darkness of the Arctic winter ...

'Behold: one of the finest books of the year'  Independent

'Brilliant, fast-paced, gripping. A tour de force of narrative tension and a masterful reconstruction of a lost world'  Hilary Mantel

 

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Author Ian McGuire
Publisher Simon & Schuster
Publication date 12 Feb 2016
Format Paperback
ISBN/EAN 9781471151255

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