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1471151263
The north water
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Author: McGuire, Ian
Publication year: 2016
Media class: Paperback
Classification: F
Publisher: Scribner, 2016
Resource type: Physical
ISBN: 9781471151262
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Behold the man: stinking, drunk, brutal and bloodthirsty, Henry Drax is a harpooner on the Volunteer, a Yorkshire whaling ship bound for the hunting waters of the Arctic Circle. Also aboard is Patrick Sumner, an ex-army surgeon with a shattered reputation, no money and no better option than to embark as ship's medic on this ill-fated voyage. In India during the Siege of Delhi, Sumner thought he had experienced the depths to which a man can stoop and imagined he'd find respite on the Volunteer, but now, trapped in the wooden belly
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Excellent narrative of a disappeared breed of seamen, the Whalers, plus a sinister plot.
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